Verb (Yiddish) – schvitz or schviting: To sweat, perspire, exude moisture as a cooling mechanism. Can refer to the use of a sauna or steam room to induce a schvitz. Some examples : “It’s too hot, I’m schviting here!””Let’s go for a schvitz.”
If you shvitz alot, you could be called a sweathog. Here is another sweathog! Hey, I remember a bunch of sweathogs, do you? RIP, sweathog, Ron Palillo and Robert Hegyes who played tough Jewish Puerto Rican wheeler-dealer Juan (Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos) Epstein. Hegyes died in January from an apparent heart attack at 60.