HyperDic: yiddish

English > 1 sense of the word Yiddish:
NOUNcommunicationYiddisha dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words
Yiddish > pronunciation
Soundsyih'dihsh
Rhymesabolish ... yellowish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > Yiddish: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script.
Category ofbagel, beigel(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
chachka, tsatske, tshatshke, tchotchke(Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket
chachka, tsatske, tshatshke, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh(Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah(Yiddish) unbelievable gall
chutzpanik(Yiddish) a person characterized by chutzpa
gonif, goniff, ganef, ganof(Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
kibitzer(Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others
klutz(Yiddish) a clumsy dolt
knish(Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese
knocker(Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way
kvetch(Yiddish) a nagging complaint
kvetch(Yiddish) a constant complainer
megillah(Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account
mensch, menshA decent responsible person with admirable characteristics / characteristics
meshugaas, mishegaas, mishegoss(Yiddish) craziness
meshugge, meshugga, meshuga, meshuggeneh, meshuggenersenseless
meshuggeneh, meshuggener(Yiddish) a crazy fool
mishpocha, mishpachah(Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)
nebbish, nebbech(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton
nosh(Yiddish) a snack or light meal
nudnik, nudnick(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest
pareve, parveContaining no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of Judaism
pisha paysha(Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child
putz(Yiddish) a fool
schemozzle, shemozzle(Yiddish) a confused / confused situation or affair
schlemiel, shlemiel(Yiddish) a dolt who is a habitual bungler
schlepper, shlepper, schlep, shlep(Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person
schlimazel, shlimazel(Yiddish) a very unlucky or inept person who fails at everything
schmaltz, shmaltz, schmalz(Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music
schmeer, schmear, shmear(Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
schmuck, shmuck, schmo, shmo(Yiddish) a jerk
schnook, shnook(Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised
schnorrer, shnorrer(Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others
shmegegge, schmegegge(Yiddish) baloney
shmooze(Yiddish) a warm / warm heart-to-heart talk
shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick(Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick(Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
shtik, schtik, shtick, schtick(Yiddish) a devious trick
shtik, shtick, schtik, schtick(Yiddish) a little
tsoris(Yiddish) trouble and suffering
tsuris(Yiddish) aggravating trouble
yenta(Yiddish) a woman who talks too much
yenta(Yiddish) a vulgar shrew
BroaderGerman, High German, German languageThe standard German language
UsageshegetzAn offensive term for non-Jewish young man
shiksa, shikseA derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women
Spanishyiddish, Yiddish, yídish, yidis
Catalanjiddisch

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