זאַפֿטיק

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Yiddish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

זאַפֿט (zaft, juice) +‎ ־יק (-ik)

Adjective[edit]

זאַפֿטיק (zaftik)

  1. (of food) juicy, succulent, tasty
    • 1921, Workmen's Circle (U.S.). Educational Dept, קינדערלאַנד (Kinderland), page 20:
      [] די ריחות פון אָפּגעבראָטענע גענז און זאַפטיקע לאַטקעס.
      [] di reykhes fun opgebrotene genz un zaftike latkes.
      [] the smells of fried geese and juicy latkes.
  2. (vulgar, slang, usually of women) juicy, succulent (pudgy, but with a positive connotation)
  3. (vulgar, slang, usually of women) fat (pudgy, but with a descriptive or negative connotation)

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