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n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Jew.
[Yiddish, from Middle High German jüde; see Yiddish.]
(Peoples) offensive slang a derogatory word for a Jew
[C20: probably from Yiddish, from Middle High German Jude Jew]
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting. However, the Yiddish word from which the English word derives is not derogatory.—n.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a Jew.)
[1885–90; < Yiddish yid Jew; compare Middle High German jude, jüde]
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|Noun||1.||yid - (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"
Yid[jɪd] N (offensive) → judío/a m/f
n (pej) → Jud m (pej)