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The song ends up a hit, and the schlemiel has done it again.

Do you call an ineffectual, hapless person a schlemiel, a shlemel, a shlemyel, or a schlemeyel?

Then comes the requisite sitcom schlemiel-like ER visit with a doctor and some drops and some close-ups.

Based on the leaked reports, he said, “a schlemiel could have done this.”

Ever since Gifkin leaves us, y'understand, we got in our cutting room one Schlemiel after another.

A dirty schlemiel of a greenhorn like him should talk French!


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to schlemiel, such as: blockhead, boob, bungler, dimwit, dope, and dork.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.