Definition of schmutter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃmʌtə/


[mass noun] informal
1Clothing; garments.
Example sentences
  • I'm sure I heard someone recently doing a Jewish tailor on TV or radio going on about ‘good schmutter’, but I can't remember what it was.
2Worthless material; rubbish.


1950s: from Yiddish schmatte 'rag'.

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