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Yiddish Lesson: Ongepotchket

December 2nd, 2008 · 2:59 pm

An astute customer, Ann Berrol wrote to kvetch about our Yiddishisms page, “It pains me to note that you have left out ongepaotchket, which means too fancy or ornate, fussy, overdressed, overdone.” Ann even provided some colorful examples of usage. “Your mother-in-law’s Rosh Hashana outfit was so ongepatchket, she looked like the gift-wrap section at [...]

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