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noun, plural schmoes. Slang.
  1. a foolish, boring, or stupid person; a jerk.
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Origin of schmo

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; of obscure origin
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Related Words for schmo

clod, dunce, stooge, blockhead, victim, lightweight, bore, sap, nerd, dolt, turkey, oaf, cretin, idiot, nitwit, simple, innocent, moron, boob, jackass

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noun plural schmoes or shmoes
  1. US slang a dull, stupid, or boring person
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Word Origin for schmo

from Yiddish shmok
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