schmo

or schmoe

[shmoh]
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Origin of schmo

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for schmo

Contemporary Examples of schmo

  • The founders and bosses will have Class A shares – one share, one vote – just like any schmo who buys in at the IPO.

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    Gaming the Twitter IPO

    Daniel Gross

    October 4, 2013


British Dictionary definitions for schmo

schmo

shmo

noun plural schmoes or shmoes
  1. US slang a dull, stupid, or boring person

Word Origin for schmo

from Yiddish shmok
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