Jewish

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒuːɪʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒuɪʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jo̅o̅ish)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
Jew•ish /ˈdʒuɪʃ/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Language Varieties, Judaismof, relating to, or characteristic of the Jews or Judaism:Jewish custom and tradition.

n. [uncountable]
  1. Language Varieties, Judaism[Informal.]Yiddish.
Jew•ish•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Jew•ish  ( jo̅o̅ish),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Language Varieties, Judaismof, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Jews or Judaism:Jewish customs.
  2. [Informal.]Yiddish.

n. 
  1. [Informal.]Yiddish.
Jewish•ly, adv. 
  • Late Latin iudē(us) Jew + Old English -isc -ish1
  • 1540–50; Jew + -ish1; compare Old English iudēisc

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Jewish /ˈdʒuːɪʃ/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews

ˈJewishly adv ˈJewishness n
'Jewish' also found in these entries:
Collocations: (a member of) the Jewish community, Jewish community [centers, publications, services], a Jewish [synagogue, temple, center], more...

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