- (slang) Food that is awful.
- Who could eat such chazzerai?
- (slang) Junk; trash.
- That movie was nothing but chazzerai.
- (slang) Anything disgusting or loathsome.
- A good deal of contemporary theater strikes me as chazzerai.
- Rosten, Leo. (1968). The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Washington Square Press, pp. 90-91.