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n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Jew.
slang US and Canadian an offensive word for Jew
[C20: probably variant of kiki, reduplication of -ki, common name-ending among Jews from Slavic countries]
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.—n.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a person of Jewish religion or descent.)
[1900–05, Amer.; of obscure orig.]
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|Noun||1.||kike - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew|
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"