sheeny

2

or shee·ney, shee·nie

[shee-nee]

Origin of sheeny

2
First recorded in 1810–20; origin obscure
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sheeny

noun plural sheenies
  1. slang a derogatory word for a Jew

Word Origin for sheeny

C19: of unknown origin
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