One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A lively, twirling Polish dance in triple time, related to, though usually faster than, the mazurka.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mabel Collins (1851–1927). From Polish oberek from ober- (in obertas, with reinterpretation of the morpheme boundary) + -ek, diminutive suffix.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.