Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 10/08/15 Schlemiel

Schlemiel (noun)
schlemiel or schlemihl, shlemiel [shluh-meel]


noun Slang.
1. an awkward and unlucky person for whom things never turn out right.

Origin: 1890-95; < Yiddish shlemil < Hebrew shəlumīʾēl Shelumiel, a Biblical and Talmudic figure

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