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Oy vey, stop your kvetching! You’ve found the Yiddish Slang Dictionary to help you shmooze or kibitz. Be warned though, this website contains some words not fit for your bubbe.

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Shlemiel

a clumsy, inept person

This is similar to the word "klutz", but rather than coming from German, comes from the Hebrew word שלא מועיל (shlemil) meaning "ineffective".

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