shtus

Alternative Spellings

shtuyos, shtuyot, shtuss

Definitions

  • nonsense

Example Sentences

  • "Don't watch that show--it's pure shtuss."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

Heb שטויות shtuyót (used in the plural), Yiddish שטות shtus

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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