jew

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See also: Jew

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Transferred use of Jew.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

jew (third-person singular simple present jews, present participle jewing, simple past and past participle jewed)

  1. (offensive) To bargain, to attempt to gain an unfair price in a business deal; to defraud.
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Noun[edit]

jew (plural jews)

  1. (Australia) The jewfish. [from 19th c.]
    • 1994, Rita Huggins & Jackie Huggins, Auntie Rita, in Heiss & Minter, Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature, Allen & Unwin 2008, p. 151:
      The creeks gave us lots of food, too—yellow belly and jew, perch and eel.

Etymology 2[edit]

Phrase[edit]

jew

  1. Pronunciation spelling of d' you, representing colloquial English.
  2. Pronunciation spelling of 'd you, representing colloquial English.

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَوْ(ʾaw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

jew

  1. or
    • 2020 October 16, “Il-WHO: “Il-mediċina remdisivir bi ftit jew l-ebda effett fuq il-kura mill-Covid-19””, in iNews Malta[1], archived from the original on 2020-11-01:
      Il-mediċina remdisivir għandha ftit jew l-ebda effett fuq iċ-ċansijiet li pazjenti jfiqu mill-Covid-19. Dan jirriżulta minn studju ppubblikat mill-Organizzazzjoni Dinjija għas-Saħħa.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. else