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shegetz

[ shey-gits ]
/ ˈʃeɪ gɪts /

noun, plural shkotz·im [shkawt-sim] /ˈʃkɔt sɪm/. Yiddish: Often Disparaging.

a term used especially by a Jew to refer to a boy or man who is not Jewish.
a term used especially a Jew to refer to a Jewish boy or man whose attitudes and behavior are felt to resemble those of a gentile.
a term used by an observant Jew to refer to a Jewish man who is not religious or is ignorant of Judaism.

Nearby words

sheffer's stroke, sheffield, sheffield lake, sheffield plate, sheffield shield, shegetz, shehitah, sheik, sheika, sheikdom, sheikh
Compare shiksa.

Usage note

See shiksa.
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