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kike

[ kahyk ]
/ kaɪk /
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noun Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Jewish religion or descent.
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Origin of kike

First recorded in 1900–05; of obscure origin; the popular belief that it derives from a Yiddish word for “circle” is dubious
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British Dictionary definitions for kike

kike
/ (kaɪk) /

noun
US and Canadian slang an offensive word for Jew

Word Origin for kike

C20: probably variant of kiki, reduplication of -ki, common name-ending among Jews from Slavic countries
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