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schmegeggy

noun

  1. A stupid person; oaf; schlemiel: the shmegeggy she lives with/ a new story about some gringo schmegegge exchanging his dollars for a worthless mess of Batista money
  2. Nonsense; foolishness; baloney

[1964+; fr Yiddish shmegegi, of unknown origin, perhaps coined in American Yiddish]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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