When used with the term "industry", the schmata industry refers to the clothing industry, specifically in new york city, and specifically in reference to the women's clothing industry.
My father works in the schmata industry.
Por nexyjo 06 de marzo de 2007
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Mainly used to describe a cheap, raggedy piece of clothing.
Did you see her sweater? What a schmata!
Por Sarah L. 15 de febrero de 2005
Variation: 'schmat', a bit of old cloth used for general cleaning duties.
Pass me that schmat to wipe the sink, will you?
Por Jono 27 de marzo de 2005
noun - unfashionable piece of clothing; something you should not be caught dead wearing.
"Where did you get that schmata?"
Por RAG 12 de agosto de 2003
used to describe something of lower quality
that car is schmatta
Por Jon Shakaka 26 de enero de 2005