Yiddish Now English

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Can you name the Yiddish origin words?

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DefinitionWord
Jerk (much more vulgar in Yiddish)
Clumsy oaf
Expression of woe or dismay
Haul or carry (uselessly...)
Gimmick or comic routine
Audacity or gall
Sentimentality esp. in music or art
Make informal or ingratiating small talk
Savory doughnut
Technical error, bug, or holdup
DefinitionWord
Give unhelpful advice esp. in gaming
Jew (derogatory in English not in Yiddish)
Expression of disappointment or disgust
Garish or sparkily showiness
Smoked fish esp. salmon
Spray or squirt lightly
Butt (cutesy)
Obnoxious or viscious person
Heroin (slang)
Complain (uselessly...)

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Created Jan 29, 2012Curator's PickSourceReportNominate
Tags:definition, judaism, English, jewish, origin, yiddish