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Gantse Macher

Man about town, big shot

Literally this means "whole maker". The word "macher" itself can be used unsacastically to describe a man who produces much wealth. Adding "gantse", which means "whole" or "entire" it takes on a more sarcastic tone and describes someone who thinks he's a macher but is really just a schmendrik.

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