A female, but just barely. There is some diversity in schmals, but for the most part, they have short spiky hair with frosted tips and men's jeans. They excel at sports like ice hockey and rugby, and are often found in the professions of construction work, coal mining, and coaching ice hockey or rugby.
"That hockey team probably sucks, they only have two schmals."
"Was that a boy or a girl?"
"I think it was a schmal."
"She was really nice and pretty in high school, but now that she's in college she's a schmal."