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Definition of "jew" []

  • Offensive To bargain shrewdly or unfairly with. Often used with down. (verb-transitive)
  • Offensive To haggle so as to reduce (a price). Often used with down. (verb-transitive)
  • A member of the Semitic people who claim descent from the ancient Hebrew people of Israel, are spread throughout the world, and are linked by cultural or religious ties (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person whose religion is Judaism (noun)

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Use "jew" in a sentence
  • "Martin telling the jarvey to drive ahead and the citizen bawling and Alf and Joe at him to whisht and he on his high horse about the jews and the loafers calling for a speech and Jack Power trying to get him to sit down on the car and hold his bloody jaw and a loafer with a patch over his eye starts singing _If the man in the moon was a jew, jew, jew_ and"
  • "Put them together -- what a excellent lookin 'jew!"
  • "Starman: Do you really want to say that an Orthodox jew is more “serious” than a Conservative jew is more “serious” than a Reform jew?"