variant of schlemiel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shlemiel — /shleuh meel /, n. schlemiel. * * * …   Universalium

  • shlemiel — noun An alternative spelling of schlemiel …   Wiktionary

  • shlemiel — n See schlemiel …   Contemporary slang

  • shlemiel —    See schlemiel …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • shlemiel — shle•miel [[t]ʃləˈmil[/t]] n. sts schlemiel …   From formal English to slang

  • shlemiel — /ʃləˈmil/ (say shluh meel) noun → schlemiel. {Yiddish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • shlemiel — Go to schlemiel …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • shlemiel — noun (Yiddish) a dolt who is a habitual bungler • Syn: ↑schlemiel • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑simpleton, ↑simple …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shlemiel the First (play) — Shlemiel the First is a musical adaptation of the stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer about a fool named Shlemiel , set to traditional klezmer music. It was adapted by Robert Brustein with lyrics by Arnold Weinstein, and was originally produced in… …   Wikipedia

  • Shlemiel the first — can refer to:* A short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, part of a series of stories about a fool named Shlemiel * Shlemiel the First (play) a theatrical adaptation of stories by Singer set to klezmer music …   Wikipedia

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