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schlepper Line breaks: schlep|per
Pronunciation: /ˈʃlɛpə/

Definition of schlepper in English:


North American informal
An inept or stupid person: poor John was a schlepper of the first order
More example sentences
  • He brushed the suggestion aside, saying, ‘Nonsense, I'm just a cartoon schlepper.’
  • Whatever trendy way is devised for us to lug around our overloaded daily must-haves, the backpack lives as the staple schlepper for kids.
  • He then could exit as a statesman rather than a ‘small-town schlepper,’ the term that the former commissioner once used to describe him.


1930s: Yiddish, from shlepn (see schlep).

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