shnook


shnook
shnook [shnook ]
n.
alt. sp. of SCHNOOK

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  • schnook — noun (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised don t be such an apologetic shnook • Syn: ↑shnook • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑simpleton, ↑s …   Useful english dictionary

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