Did you by any chance mean hellish?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Slang Variant of haimish.
“Among the most "heimish" of women in New York, Kenner and Schecter can invite me anytime.”
“Another heimish woman, Gertrude Berg, a pioneer in the world of television sit-coms, is back.”
“Contrast and compare the tone and opinions expressed in posts # 47 and 61 (heimish in bp) with the one made by Trumpeldor on December 16th, 2009 9: 34pm.”
“Contrast and compare the tone and opinions expressed in posts # 47 and 61 (heimish in bp) with the one made by Trumpeldor on December 16th, 2009 9: 34pm. phil”
“But you wish for more warmth, a heimish-je ne sais quoi quality in Jewish family life that is missing and necessary to make this batter leaven and rise.”
“Betsy's is a nice heimish coffeehouse; I recommend it (though it's probably not a good place to meet Members Of The Opposite Sex.)”
“It is undoubtedly the crisp's heimish (Yiddish for "homey" or "comfortable") nature that makes it a Shabbat dinner favorite, served either as a dessert or during the meal as an alternative to kugel.”
“Not to mention chassidm and even rebbes associated with even more unsavory things, so that there has to be glatt food in prison for the heimish criminals, and so on.”
“Many of the things mentioned in the LA Times piece are unique to ultra-heimish places like Brooklyn’s Williamsburg or Meah Shearim.”
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