shegetz

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Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish שייגעץ (sheygets), from Hebrew שֶׁקֶץ (shékets, abomination).

Noun[edit]

shegetz (plural shkotzim or shegetzes)

  1. (offensive) A gentile, a non-Jewish male.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fred Kogos, Dictionary of Yiddish Slang and Idioms (1968, ISBN 0806503475)