Yiddish Word Of The Week: Ungepatchka

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RABBI BEN NEWMAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT

Usually, an adjective that describes something which is overly ornate, busy, ridiculously over-decorated, kitch, and garnished to the point of distaste. Doing senseless things.

Example:  “That outfit looks ungapatchked.”

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