Definition of Ganef

1. Noun. (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse).

Exact synonyms: Ganof, Gonif, Goniff
Category relationships: Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Offender, Wrongdoer



Definition of Ganef

1. Noun. (slang pejorative) Thief, rascal, scoundrel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ganef

1. a thief [n -S] - See also: thief

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganef

ganciclovir
ganciclovir kinase
gancyclovir
gand flower
gander
gandered
gandering
ganders
gandoura
gandouras
gandy-dancer
gandy-dancers
gandy dancer
gandy dancers
gane
ganef (current term)
ganefs
ganesa
ganev
ganevs
gang
gang-flower
gang-gang
gang-rape
gang bangs

Literary usage of Ganef

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"So in Amsterdam Hen- ganef paddled out his Glory bonds ; And to all he slyly whispered, " I will let you in de first. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"So in Amsterdam Hen- ganef paddled out his Glory bonds ; And to all he slyly whispered, " I will let you in de first. ..."

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