ganef

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish גנבֿ ‎(ganef), from Hebrew גנב ‎(ganáv, gannābh, thief).

Noun[edit]

ganef ‎(plural ganefs or ganevim)

  1. (slang, pejorative) Thief, rascal, scoundrel.

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967