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ga·nef

or ga·nof also gon·if  (gä′nəf)
n.
A thief, scoundrel, or rascal.

[Yiddish, from Hebrew gannāb, to steal; see gnb in Semitic roots.]

ganef

(ˈɡɑːnəf) ,

ganev

or

ganof

;

gonif

or

gonof

n
an unscrupulous opportunist who stoops to sharp practice
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]

ga•nef

(ˈgɑ nəf)

also gonif



n. Slang.
a thief, swindler, crook, or rascal.
[1920–25; < Yiddish < Hebrew gannābh]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ganef - (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)
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
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
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