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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: One who deals in inferior goods.
From Yiddish shlak (evil, nuisance) + German Meister (master). Earliest documented use: 1965.
"Schlockmeister Ed Wood was supposedly the world's worst director."
Philippa Hawker and Jake Wilson; Top 10 Films; The Age (Melbourne, Australia); Jul 17, 2010.
"You're a Harvard historian, for god's sake, not a pop schlockmeister looking for a quick buck."
Dan Brown; The Da Vinci Code; Doubleday; 2003.
Explore "schlockmeister" in the Visual Thesaurus.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all. -William Bell, singer and songwriter (b. 1939)
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