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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a Jew.

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  • n. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Probably from Hymie, nickname for Hyman.

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