Definitions

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  • noun A Jew

Etymologies

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From Yiddish ייִד (Yid)

Examples

  • Stamp these out first, then deal with the word Yid.

    The Guardian World News

  • In the late 1960's, I went to Westminster, one of Britain's top private schools, an inspiring place hard by Westminster Abbey, and was occasionally taunted as a "Yid" - not a bad way to forge a proud Jewish identity in a nonreligious Jew.

    NYT > Opinion

  • In the late 1960's, I went to Westminster, one of Britain's top private schools, an inspiring place hard by Westminster Abbey, and was occasionally taunted as a "Yid" - not a bad way to forge a proud Jewish identity in a nonreligious Jew.

    JTA - Recent News

  • I'm a Spurs fan, not Jewish, but I'm often called a Yid by Arsenal and Chelsea fans, and not as a compliment.

    The Guardian World News

  • Becky Transsexual This 'Yid' will get her 'pound of flesh'.

    Mother of all squid! - The Panda's Thumb

  • Cornelius 'views on whether the Goon Show was anti-Semitic or not differ from my own; I always thought the dodgy "Yid" gags were mitigated somewhat by Peter Sellers being Jewish.

    Can You Play a Pianny?

  • Cornelius 'views on whether the Goon Show was anti-Semitic or not differ from my own; I always thought the dodgy "Yid" gags were mitigated somewhat by Peter Sellers being Jewish.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Mike O'Brien had patched up the peace with "Yid" Foster, and when they got together ----

    The Grell Mystery

  • The only things saving hima 'Red,' a deserter and a 'Yid lover'from the attentions of the SS seem to be the respect the community has for his parents and his growing love for the mysterious Else Bauer, cousin of the new SS Führer.

    The Right Hand of Sleep by John Wray: Book summary

  • Thomas Elek played by Gregoire Leprince-Ringuet is called a "dirty Yid" by a fellow student but surely the guy is just jealous of how handsome Elek is.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: "Archer" -- The Funniest Sitcom Around

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