tchotchkeleh


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Noun1.tchotchkeleh - (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
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
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
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She talks about Jewish relatives using Yiddish-inflected English, including terms of endearment like "bubbeleh " ("little grandmother/bean/doll") and "tchotchkeleh" ("little toy") and she reports that her black relatives use words like "sho'nuff," "ain't," and "cracker," a derogatory term for a white person, which her relatives sometimes use endearingly to describe her mannerisms.