Schmendrick (n)

Schmendrick (שמענדריק) is Yiddish for a foolish or contemptible person (OED).

In addition, according to Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten, another definition is “an apprentice schlemiel.”

For more on schlemiels, see: schlemazel.

multicompetent (adj).

Competent at many things. An uncommon trait in graduate school, usually relegated to the best of the administrators. The opposite of fobdoodle.