Jewish

[ joo-ish ]
/ ˈdʒu ɪʃ /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the Jews or Judaism: Jewish customs.
Informal. Yiddish.

noun

Informal. Yiddish.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of Jewish

1540–50; Jew + -ish1; compare Old English iudēisc<Late Latin iudē(us) Jew + Old English -isc-ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM Jewish

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Jewish

British Dictionary definitions for Jewish

Jewish
/ (ˈdʒuːɪʃ) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews

noun

a less common word for Yiddish

Derived forms of Jewish

Jewishly, adverbJewishness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012