Feature Word: Schmuck

Definition:

an Idiot.

Description:

In German, Schmuck actually means jewelry. Although this word is of Yiddish origin, which is consistent with its English meaning.
It is just interesting that the same word actually means something completely in another language.

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Zaftig

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Definition:

Alluringly plump, curvaceous, buxom… Literally, “juicy”

Description:

1937, from Yiddish zaftik, literally “juicy,” from zaft “juice,” from Middle High German, saft “juice”

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Schmuck

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Definition:

an Idiot.

Description:

In German, Schmuck actually means jewelry. Although this word is of Yiddish origin, which is consistent with its English meaning.
It is just interesting that the same word actually means something completely in another language.

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