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also shik·se  (shĭk′sə)
n. Often Offensive
A non-Jewish girl or woman.

[Yiddish shikse, feminine of shegetz, shegetz; see shegetz.]


A Yiddish word meaning a non-Jewish girl.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shikse - a derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
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
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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