shlepper

NOUN
  1. (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
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How To Use shlepper In A Sentence

  • In fact, one of the reasons I joined this gym in particular is because a) it is only for women but it is not the right-wing pro-life fascist don’t-even-get-me-started Curves, and b) I can show up in cut-off sweats, lululemons that give awesome camel toe or a t-shirt with coffee stains on it and not feel like a total shlepper. I Like To Move It Move It
  • Coming from an orthodox Jewish family that occasionally clawed its way into the lower middle-class for up to two years at a time, I was acutely aware of the fact that the kind of jobs available to people like me embraced nothing that anybody ever dreamed of being: general clerk, payroll clerk, file clerk, shlepper. Michael Wex: How Do You Make a Writer Kvetch?
  • Far from being a pampered poodle, I was quintessential Mother – shopper, shlepper, builder, financier, adviser, and cheerleader. Boston Time-Out or What I did on my summer "vacation"
  • I'd like to think that the great writers - Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Fitzgerald - didn't have to deal with the gap in the same way we shlepper-writers do. Marc Klein: Suburban Girl Writer/Director: Confronting the Artistic Gap
  • Far from being a pampered poodle, I was quintessential Mother "" shopper, shlepper, builder, financier, adviser, & cheerleader. ' Boston Time-Out or What I did on my summer "vacation"
  • Continuing in yeshiva would only have saddled me with rabbinic ordination, after which even shlepper would have been out of reach. Michael Wex: How Do You Make a Writer Kvetch?
  • I was confronting the terror that a commoner, a mere Times New Roman shlepper who rejoices when the 2/3 train arrives as she's descending the stairs -- might crash the precincts of the bold-facers and le tout New York. Tribeca 2010: Notes From Under the Red Carpet
  • Abigail van Buren in 1980 referred to the man who sorts her Dear Abby mail as her "faithful Jewish ` schleppercaun '" [shlepper ` lugger, tramp ']. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 2
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