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shmatte

[shmah-tuh]
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noun
  1. schmatte.
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schmatte

or shmat·te

[shmah-tuh]
noun Slang.
  1. an old ragged garment; tattered article of clothing.
  2. any garment.
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Origin of schmatte

1965–70, Americanism; < Yiddish shmate rag < Polish szmata
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British Dictionary definitions for shmatte

shmatte

noun
  1. a rag
  2. anything shabby
  3. (modifier) clothes: a jocular usethe shmatte trade
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