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Borrowed from Yiddish שוואַנץ(shvants, tail, penis).


shvantz (plural shvantzes)

  1. (chiefly US, slang) The penis.
    Synonyms: dick, prick; see also Thesaurus:penis
  2. (chiefly US, slang, derogatory) A useless person.
    Synonyms: loser, schmuck
    • 1969, Philip Roth, Portnoy’s Complaint[2], New York: Vintage, published 1994, page 132:
      Down the aisle from me a fellow-addict fifty years my senior is dropping his load in his hat. His hat, Doctor! Oy, I’m sick. I want to cry. Not into your hat, you shvantz, you got to put that thing on your head!