Definitions

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  • adj. Not kosher

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not conforming to dietary laws

Etymologies

non- +‎ kosher (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He recounted his youthful transgressions, which ranged from shoplifting and reading pornography to eating nonkosher Slim Jims, in his 2007 memoir, "Foreskin's Lament."

    Tales of A Gloomy Optimist

  • Wearing pants, working as a clerk, eating nonkosher foods, and bowling all receded into the background as colossal social errors next to this seditious turn.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Eating nonkosher food is an "abomination" (Deuteronomy 14: 3).

    My Jewish Perspective on Homosexuality

  • Also highlighted is the so-called Trefa Banquet, a controversial 1883 celebration, in Cincinnati, of Hebrew Union College's first graduating class of rabbis that featured such nonkosher delicacies as soft-shell crabs, shrimp salad, oysters and frog's legs.

    American Jews' Story Told in a New Home

  • If the man forced her to transgress the laws of Israel, such as forcing her to eat nonkosher food when she customarily ate kosher food or forcing her to have sexual relations while she was niddah, the court could compel him to divorce her and pay her ketubbah but might require evidence of his wrongdoing and warning by witnesses that he not do so (Isserles E.H. 154: 1).

    Legal-Religious Status of the Married Woman.

  • Containing one hundred nonkosher German-Jewish and turn-of-the century American recipes, The Settlement Cook Book, now in its twenty-second edition, soon turned into one of the most successful American cookbooks ever published.

    Food in the United States.

  • Sam kept a kosher house, and nonkosher cake is tref from the Yiddish word for unclean, so Reed couldnt bring it in, couldnt even let it touch the silverware.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Kosher-food manufacturers are pushing for nonkosher consumers.

    Move Over, Matzos

  • This ensures that nothing nonkosher can come into contact with the food.

    Something New

  • Larry King, joking about having no plans to quit his talk showReader William Kozy of New York submitted this quote: "Logic dictates that if the rabbis say cannabis is nonkosher for Passover, it is apparently kosher during the rest of the year." —

    Perspectives

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