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Definition of Verklempt (Yiddish Word)

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Definition:

Verklempt is a Yiddish word that means "overcome with emotion." Pronounced "fer-klempt," people use it when they are so emotional that they're on the verge of tears or at a loss for words due to their emotional state.

Pronunciation: fer-klempt
Examples:
I'm so verklempt!

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