(redirected from Dirty Jew)
Also found in: Thesaurus.


or an·ti·sem·i·tism (ăn′tē-sĕm′ĭ-tĭz′əm, ăn′tī-)
1. Hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism.
2. Discrimination against Jews.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antisemitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish peopleantisemitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people
racism - the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
One agency principal recalled a party where a client executive called a supplier "a dirty Jew," and a creative director said he recently threatened to drop a client altogether after its CMO "grossly hit on" a female colleague while drunk.
[non-translatable text][non-translatable text] in her twenties,[non-translatable text] and lived through a lothaving her home bombed, being called a "dirty Jew," and several wars.
Likewise, social historians tell us that when a dominant group has to account for an emerging minority community, it often refers to the other as "dirty." Growing up in Southern California, I heard people describe Mexican-Americans as "dirty." "Dirty Irish" once referred to Roman Catholics, and now "dirty Jew" seems to have been largely replaced by "dirty Arab," aimed at any Muslims.
Paris 7/7/15 A visibly Jewish 13 year-old boy was beaten and robbed outside his school by six young men, who physically assaulted him while one shouted "take that, dirty Jew!"
He's eyeing me, unsure if I am a zhid, a dirty Jew, or a moskal, a pushy Russian.
that taught me--and the way he screamed You dirty Jew!
Paris correctional court is due to set a date for Galliano over allegations he called a woman a "dirty Jew".
Galliano, pictured above with actress Eva Mendes, was reported to have ranted "Dirty Jew, you should be dead" at a woman and called her partner a "f*** Asian b***".
"criminal" types that includes the dirty Jew and, in Frantz
You'd hear things like "You dirty Jew," "You lake." One time I had just finished putting my mess kit in hot water and soap when this guy behind me said, "Come on, you dirty Jew, move it." Without thinking I turned around--I'm lucky he was wearing his helmet liner--I smashed him over the head with all my might with my mess kit and I knocked him out.
After class, several of my classmates ganged up on me and called me a "dirty Jew." Within a year, I stopped speaking any Yiddish.