schmutzy

[ shmoot-see ]
/ ˈʃmʊt si /

adjective, schmutz·i·er, schmutz·i·est.Slang.

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also schmutz·ig [shmoot-sik, -sig]. /ˈʃmʊt sɪk, -sɪg/.

Origin of schmutzy

First recorded in 1965–70; schmutz + -y1, as translation of Yiddish shmutsik or German schmutzig
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