shtummer

Definitions

  • quiet person, not much to say for themselves

Example Sentences

  • You could try talking to him but you won't get much out of him. Bit of a shtummer.

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

שטומער shtumer, masculine singular nominative form of שטום shtum 'quiet'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

Great Britain

Dictionaries

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