# Definitions and Synonyms of *yiddish* | Another word for *yiddish* | What is *yiddish? *

*Definition 1: a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script - [noun denoting communication]*

*(**yiddish* is a kind of ...) the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic

*yiddish*is a kind of ...) the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic

*(yiddish* is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a dolt who is a habitual bungler

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a fool; an idiot

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a crazy fool

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) a decent responsible person with admirable characteristics

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a constant complainer

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a big shot who knows it and acts that way; a boastful immoderate person

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) an awkward and stupid person

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a very unlucky or inept person who fails at everything

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) senseless; crazy

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) containing no meat or milk (or their derivatives) and thus eatable with both meat and dairy dishes according to the dietary laws of Judaism

*"pareve margarine"*

*"parvebread"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a little; a piece

*"give him a shtik cake"*

*"he's a shtik crazy"*

*"he played a shtik Beethoven"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a scrounger who takes advantage of the generosity of others

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a gullible simpleton more to be pitied than despised

*"don't be such an apologetic shnook"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a jerk

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a meddler who offers unwanted advice to others

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a person characterized by chutzpa

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) baloney; hot air; nonsense

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) excessive sentimentality in art or music

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) an inexpensive showy trinket

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) aggravating trouble

*"the frustrating tsuris he subjected himself to"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention

*"play it straight with no shtik"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning

*"his shtik made us laugh"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating

*"how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a warm heart-to-heart talk

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a nagging complaint

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together

*"he bought the whole schmeer"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) the entire family network of relatives by blood or marriage (and sometimes close friends)

*"she invited the whole mishpocha"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a snack or light meal

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) trouble and suffering

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account

*"he insisted on giving us the whole megillah"*

### (yiddish is the domain which ... is member of) (Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child; the deck is place face down with one card face upward; players draw from the deck alternately hoping to build up or down from the open card; the player with the fewest cards when the deck is exhausted is the winner

### (*yiddish* is the usage domain for ...) a derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women

### (*yiddish* is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for non-Jewish young man

*"why does she like all those shkotzim?"*