[ yid ]
/ yɪd /
noun Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a Jew.
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Origin of yid
1885–90; < Yiddish yid Jew; compare Middle High German jude, jüde
usage note for yid
Although this is a highly offensive slur in English, the Yiddish word from which the English word derives is not derogatory.
Words nearby yid
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British Dictionary definitions for yid
/ (jɪd) /
offensive, slang a derogatory word for a Jew
Word Origin for yid
C20: probably from Yiddish, from Middle High German Jude Jew
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