- Used to form a reduplicated rhyming compound of any word in order to express disparagement, dismissal or derision
Etymology: Imitative of many Yiddish words such as schmaltz or schmuck
- "I have to tell you, madam, that your son is suffering from an Oedipus complex." "Oedipus, Schmoedipus! What does it matter, so long as he loves his mother?" — Jewish joke
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