Definition of Ganof

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

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



Definition of Ganof

1. ganef [n -S] - See also: ganef

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ganof

ganking
ganks
ganna
gannas
ganned
gannet
gannetry
gannets
gannin
ganning
gannister
gannisters
ganoblast
ganocephala
ganocephalous
ganof (current term)
ganofs
ganoid
ganoid fish
ganoidal
ganoidei
ganoidian
ganoidians
ganoids
ganoin
ganoine
ganoines
ganoins
ganomalite
ganophyllite

Literary usage of Ganof

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1900)
"... summer and autumn—Yellow Transparent!, Oldenburg **, Wealthy**, Utter; winter, Winesap**, Rails Genet*, Ben Davis**, Grimes Golden**, Jonathan**, ganof, ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... from a large village, now belonging to Baron Stro- ganof. The inhabitants were alarmed at the fight of fo many armed men, whom they were not able to ..."

3. A System of Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"... but mixed with some brown iron ore, oxyd of mnn- ganof e and other impurities. This is the general formula given by Rammelsberg for the above minerals. ..."

4. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical by Wilhelm Gesenius, Edward Robinson (1844)
"... ganof Luke 2, 13), 1 K. 22, 19. 2 Chr. 18, 18. Plur. Ps. 103, 21. 148, 2. So too ^ XiS i;J captain of Jehovah's host, ic one of the higher angels, Josh. ..."

5. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia by Robert Baylor Semple (1894)
"... they were visited by several preachers from the Northern States, among whom were Mr. Samuel Eaton, Benjamin Griffith,* John ganof and John Alder- son,]; ..."

6. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1900)
"... summer and autumn—Yellow Transparent!, Oldenburg **, Wealthy**, Utter; winter, Winesap**, Rails Genet*, Ben Davis**, Grimes Golden**, Jonathan**, ganof, ..."

7. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... from a large village, now belonging to Baron Stro- ganof. The inhabitants were alarmed at the fight of fo many armed men, whom they were not able to ..."

8. A System of Mineralogy, Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries: Including by James Dwight Dana (1854)
"... but mixed with some brown iron ore, oxyd of mnn- ganof e and other impurities. This is the general formula given by Rammelsberg for the above minerals. ..."

9. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical by Wilhelm Gesenius, Edward Robinson (1844)
"... ganof Luke 2, 13), 1 K. 22, 19. 2 Chr. 18, 18. Plur. Ps. 103, 21. 148, 2. So too ^ XiS i;J captain of Jehovah's host, ic one of the higher angels, Josh. ..."

10. A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia by Robert Baylor Semple (1894)
"... they were visited by several preachers from the Northern States, among whom were Mr. Samuel Eaton, Benjamin Griffith,* John ganof and John Alder- son,]; ..."

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