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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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Furshlugginer

crazy, wacky; beat-up, batter; junk

This is comes from the German word "shlogn" which means to hit and the prefix "far-", which indicates a self-referencial quality.

It was popularized in MAD Magazine in the 1950's. It can be used to describe anything that you don't trust or understand. "What the hell is that furshlugginer thing?"

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