from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A stupid or easily victimized person; a dupe.
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- n. A person who is easily taken advantage of.
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- n. (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
Yiddish shnuk, snout, schnook, from Lithuanian snukis, mug, snout.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Yiddish שנוק (shnuk), a person easily imposed upon or cheated. (Wiktionary)