shlemiel

  • 1 shlemiel — variant of schlemiel …

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

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  • 3 shlemiel — noun An alternative spelling of schlemiel …

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  • 4 shlemiel — n See schlemiel …

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  • 5 shlemiel —    See schlemiel …

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  • 6 shlemiel — shle•miel [[t]ʃləˈmil[/t]] n. sts schlemiel …

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

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  • 8 shlemiel — Go to schlemiel …

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

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 The Real Shlemiel — Infobox Film name = The Real Shlemiel director = Jacqueline Galia Benousilio Albert Hanan Kaminski producer = Dora Benousilio Jacqueline Galia Benousilio Albert Hanan Kaminski Peter Völkle writer = Isaac Bashevis Singer (original characters)… …

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  • 13 schlemiel —    , shlemiel    (shleh MEEL) [Yiddish, from Hebrew] In slang, an awkward, inept, or clumsy person; a bungler; one who is easily deceived.    See also klutz, schlimazel.    Benny Profane, self styled schlemiel wanderer through the streets of… …

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  • 14 Robert Brustein — Infobox Writer name = Robert Brustein imagesize = 200px caption = pseudonym = birthdate = April 21, 1927 birthplace = New York City deathdate = deathplace = occupation = theatrical critic, producer, playwright, educator nationality = United… …

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  • 15 David Gordon (choreographer) — For other people of the same name, see David Gordon (disambiguation). David Gordon Born July 14, 1936 (1936 07 14) (age 75)[1] Lower East Side Manhattan, New York City …

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  • 16 Schlemiel the painter's Algorithm — In software development, a Schlemiel the Painter [ s] algorithm denotes any methodology that is inefficient because the programmer has overlooked some fundamental issues at the very lowest levels of software design. The term was coined by… …

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  • 17 Yiddish words used by English-speaking Jews — Yiddish words may be used in a primarily English language context. An English sentence that uses these words sometimes is said to be in Yinglish, however the primary meaning of Yinglish is an anglicism used in Yiddish. This secondary sense of the …

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  • 18 ÉTATS-UNIS - La littérature américaine — Le goût qu’ont les lecteurs européens pour la littérature des États Unis n’est pas une mode passagère. On a pu croire que les troupes de la Libération avaient apporté Hemingway dans leurs bagages et que l’âge du roman américain ne durerait pas.… …

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  • 19 David Gordon (dance) — David Gordon is a dancer, choreographer, writer and theatrical director prominent in the world of postmodern dance and performance.David Gordon, a native of New York City, performed in the companies of James Waring and Yvonne Rainer in the 1960s …

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  • 20 nebbish — n a fool, an ineffectual, clumsy or pathetic person. The word entered Eng lish speech from Yiddish in which one of its meanings is a pitiful nonentity or loser . The ultimate origin of the word is the Czech adjective nebohy, meaning unhappy,… …

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