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yid

 (yĭd)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Jew.

[Yiddish, from Middle High German jüde; see Yiddish.]

yid

(jɪd)
n
(Peoples) offensive slang a derogatory word for a Jew
[C20: probably from Yiddish, from Middle High German Jude Jew]

yid


(yid),
n.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yid - (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
Translations

Yid

[jɪd] N (offensive) → judío/a m/f

Yid

n (pej)Jud m (pej)
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