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From Средњи Енглески Giw

, Ju

, from Стари Француски juiu

, Giu

, gyu

, from Латински iūdaeus

, from Антички Грчки Ἰουδαῖος (Ioudaîos)

, from Хебрејски יְהוּדִי(y'hudí)



Jew (plural Jews)

  1. An adherent of Judaism.
    Both Jews and Muslims refrain from eating pork.
    Hypernym: monotheist
  2. A member or descendent of the Jewish people.
    Many Jews eat pork.
    • c. 1600, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (Act III, scene I)
      Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs
      dimensions, senses, affections, passions; fed with
      the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject
      to the same diseases, heal'd by the same means,
      warm'd and cool'd by the same winter and summer
      as a Christian is?
  3. (pejorative) A miserly or greedy person; a spendthrift; a cheapskate.
    • 2010, Matthew S. Hiley, Hubris Falls, strana 111:
      “Jesus, Williams, you're such a Jew,” Jimmy said in an annoyed, high-pitched tone. “Have you ever just paid a check, or do you always make an ass of yourself?”
  4. (naval, slang) A ship's tailor.