- n (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others
- You have all the tender sincerity of a typical "filching" Wall Street "shnorrer", Bernie the Grinch, Given a choice between the two of you I'd drink bottled water from the East River.
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- The Diagnostic Manual of Mishegas
For each of the sub-categories it analyzes— spilkes major (and spilkes minor ), yenta, kvetch, alter kocker , shnorrer , dementia-with-benefits , etc.— it provides lighthearted anecdotes that not only illustrate the diagnostic category, but also make you plotz with laughter.
June 11, 2013 - Psychiatric Times