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Who knows what Verklempt means?


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Initial post: Sep 24, 2009, 3:25:47 PM PDT
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Posted on Apr 9, 2013, 7:03:11 AM PDT
Noseeums says:
spoken just the way it looks like it would, with the accent on the second syllable. The only time I ever heard it was on a comedy show in which a guy (the voice of Shrek, Mike Meyers? ) played a middle-aged Jewish lady who was always verklempt, which I figured from the context means flustered, surprised, upset.
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