A yiddish term for a rag, towel, or washclothes. You'll probably hear your jewish grandmother saying it
Get that damn shmata you shmuk!
di neil S 06 aprile 2006
what you use to wipe up spilt beer. ie dishrag, paper towel, red shop rag,
dude, were outta toilet paper, toss me in a shmata.
di dave4817 04 dicembre 2003
A head bandana worn mainly by women pastry chefs in restaurant kitchens to differenciate themselves from the rest of the male kitchen population.
I just bought a new Shmata, it's white and has skulls all over it. Your shirt and shmata match today muffin.
di Skull Muffin 11 gennaio 2007