Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to shegetz: shkotzim
n. pl. shkotz·im (shkôt′sĭm) Often Offensive
A non-Jewish boy or young man.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
n, pl shkotzim
1. a non-Jew or Gentile
2. a Jewish youth who does not follow Jewish practices
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., pl. shkotz•im (ˈʃkɔt sɪm)
usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent. However, it is sometimes a term of affectionate abuse, merely implying that the boy or man has the attitudes, appearance, or other traits of a gentile.—n.
Yiddish: Usually Disparaging. (a term used to refer to a boy or man who is not Jewish.)
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||shegetz - an offensive term for non-Jewish young man; "why does she like all those shkotzim?"|
depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.