Dictionary.com

Yiddishism

[ yid-i-shiz-uhm ]
/ ˈyɪd ɪˌʃɪz əm /
Save This Word!

noun
a word, phrase, or linguistic feature characteristic of or peculiar to Yiddish.
the advocacy of Yiddish language and literature.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of Yiddishism

First recorded in 1925–30; Yiddish + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Yiddishism

Yid·dish·ist, noun

Words nearby Yiddishism

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK