[ US /ˈʃnʊk/ ]
(Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
don't be such an apologetic shnook
How To Use schnook In A Sentence
- Mr. CHALFIE: So, okay, who's the schnook that got the prize this time? You've Won The Nobel Prize -- Wait, Don't Hang Up!
- Her ‘lessons’ are an in-your-face affront, and the role you've been playing is that of the good schnook.
- What a relief to discover that my industrious good friend David Brown is hot on the trail of the schnooks who made a pile trading Cinram stock off the inside poop.
- Start by finding out if a more-fitting job exists within your company, in which case you may have a head start over the other schnooks who want it.
- He showed me a vial of sludgy black liquid, presumably from some poor schnook's fouled engine, and another vial of clear, amber fluid, presumably the ‘after’ effect.
- No sequel required - who'd pay money to watch the life of a schnook?
- Yes, he was visiting the senate committee again today, helping them understand why he's still got 66 million dollars and the schnooks who worked for him are selling pencils from a tin cup on the street.
- And we're the schnooks who gape and give these people our grudging or not so grudging admiration.
- You have without a doubt been a good schnook for too long, and here's what you should do: Call these nuts and tell them they have two days to return home or the dog is going to an animal shelter.
- Harding, whose funeral train ran the length of the continent with people lining the tracks, roosts in history's attic, a presidential schnook.