verklempt

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Yiddish פֿאַרקלעמט (farklemt), from Old High German.

Adjective[edit]

verklempt (comparative more verklempt, superlative most verklempt)

  1. overwhelmed, flustered, nervous
  2. excited, overjoyed, happy
    When Barbra came on SNL I nearly choked on my cigarette because I was just so verklempt.