[ying-glish or, often, -lish]
- English characterized by a large number of Yiddish words and expressions.
Origin of Yinglish
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- a dialect of English spoken esp by Jewish immigrants to New York, and heavily influenced by Yiddish constructions and loan wordsAlso: Yenglish
Word Origin for Yinglish
from Yi (ddish) + (E) nglish
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