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Hy·mie

 (hī′mē)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Jew.

[Probably from Hymie, nickname for Hyman.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hymie - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Jew, Hebrew, Israelite - a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
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At the age of six Mannie set sail from Hamburg with his mother, his older brother Morris, and Hymie aged one.
Silvers were won by went to Alex Rosser-Barnett (100m freestyle), Yasmin-Faith Bo'(100m butteray), Eleanor Bainbridge (200m individual medley) and Lydia Clarke (400m freestyle) with bronzes for Isabel Jones (100m butteray), Lydia Clarke f(800m freestyle), Sophie Stables (100m butteray), Tom Mitchell (100m backstroke) and Hymie H Connell (100m backstroke) while four swimmers logged national qualifying times in their age groups - Sophie Stables and Joseph Iacovides (100m butteray) and Lydia Clarke and Yasmin-Faith Bo'(400m freestyle).
He said something to the effect of the following: 'That's all Hymie wants to talk about, is Israel; every time you go to Hymietown, that is all they want to talk about.
Associate director Hymie Dweck is assisting the team in the outer boroughs.
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Eventually the voice of God boomed: "Help me out here, Hymie.
Loving sister of the late Hymie, Leo, Sam and Marcus Hochman.
But the emphasis quickly shifts to the present as the two chairmen of the colony, President Carl Potok and Vice-President Hymie Abramowitz, open cottages, turn on water, and prepare for the early summer arrival of the residents.
At dawn, his agent Hymie showed up, circles drooping under his red eyes.
Hymie fell over the edge of a 300 foot cliff and landed unhurt on a ledge 100 feet below, with a sheer drop beneath him.
My grandfather, Papa Hymie, had stashed betting slips under a floorboard in the back of his candy store in the Bronx, twenty years before I was born.