Definition of Goniff

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

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



Definition of Goniff

1. Noun. (alternative form of gonoph) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goniff

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goniff

gongoozling
gongoristic
gongs
gongster
gongsters
gongylonaemiasis
gonia
gonial
goniatite
goniatites
gonidia
gonidial
gonidic
gonif
goniff (current term)
goniffs
gonifs
gonimia
gonimium
gonimous
gonio-
goniocraniometry
goniodysgenesis
goniolatry
goniolens
goniolenses
goniometer
goniometers
goniometre

Literary usage of Goniff

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1. The Madonna of the Hills: A Story of a New York Cabaret Girl by Arthur Guy Empey (1921)
""That goniff should be arrested." Then, shrugging his shoulders as if it were no concern of his, he sat down at his desk and commenced figuring how he could ..."

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