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Verklempt

Verklempt

BEING A CHILD OF THE NINETIES

adj. — overcome with emotion

fm. German, via the Yiddish farklempt. This more phonetic spelling [was] established by actor Mike Myers on Saturday Night Live.

Verklempt was a popular word choice for Coffee Talk host Linda Richman.


first published. 1991

inspiration. The Oxford English Dictionary

 

Verklempt

 

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