or mom·ser, mom·zer
[ mom-zer ]
/ ˈmɒm zər /
bastard; illegitimate child.
a child born of a marriage forbidden in Judaism.
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Origin of mamzer
1555–65; < Yiddish < Hebrew mamzēr
Words nearby mamzer
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British Dictionary definitions for momzer
/ (ˈmɑmzə) /
a Yiddish slang word for bastard
Judaism a child of an incestuous or adulterous union
Word Origin for mamzer
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