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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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The machine was a monster: 1,000 feet long, with motors "taken from naval destroyer escort vessels," it "had 12-foot flywheels and 6,000 horsepower," brother Hymie Proler said in 2002.
It also featured Yiddish theater legend Molly Picon, who had a couple showstoppers, including "Hymn to Hymie.
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While some sever ties with Trumbo, low-budget film-makers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) employ the writer to polish their B-movies.
While some sever ties Trumbo, low-budget film-makers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) the writer to polish their B-movies.
While some people sever ties with Trumbo to protect their careers, low-budget filmmakers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) happily employ the venerated writer to polish their B-movie scripts.
While some p W eople sever ties with Trumbo, low-budget filmmakers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) happily employ the venerated writer to polish their B-movies.
While some people sever ties with Trumbo, low-budget filmmakers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) happily employ the venerated writer to polish their B-movies.
While some people sever ties with Trumbo, low-budget film-makers Frank (John Goodman) and Hymie King (Stephen Root) happily employ the venerated writer to polish their B-movies.
While the active membership base has continued to be modest, the society has had many noteworthy achievements under the leadership of notable SA vascular surgeons--the early presidents of the society were Kerneels Nel (1983-1985), John Robbs (1986-1990), Hymie Gaylis (1991-1992), Ed Immelman (1993-1994) and Lewis Levien (1995-1998).
At the age of six Mannie set sail from Hamburg with his mother, his older brother Morris, and Hymie aged one.