Definition of Shegetz

1. Noun. An offensive term for non-Jewish young man. "Why does she like all those shkotzim?"

Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement, Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Gentile, Goy, Non-jew



Definition of Shegetz

1. Noun. (Judaism offensive) A gentile, a non-Jewish male. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shegetz

1. a non-Jewish boy [n SHKOTZIM]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shegetz

sheetlet
sheetlets
sheetlike
sheetline
sheetlines
sheetrocked
sheetrocking
sheetrocks
sheets
sheetsful
sheetsman
sheetsmen
sheety
sheeve
sheeves
shegetz (current term)
shegetzes
shegging
sheggings
shehe
shehes
shehita
shehitah
shehitahs
shehitas
sheik
sheika
sheikdom
sheikdoms
sheikh

Literary usage of Shegetz

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"And even here in free England, can you walk in the street without every little shegetz calling after you and asking, ' Who killed Christ ? ..."

2. Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People by Israel Zangwill (1895)
"Involuntarily Raphael started back in alarm, then stood rooted to the threshold. There was a dread ominous silence. Then the storm burst. " Du shegetz! ..."

3. Dreamers of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill (1898)
"And even here in free England, can you walk in the street without every little shegetz calling after you and asking, ' Who killed Christ ? ..."

4. Dreamers of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill (1898)
"And even here in free England, can you walk in the street without every little shegetz calling after you and asking, ' Who killed Christ ? ..."

5. Dreamers of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill (1898)
"And even here in free England, can you walk in the street without every little shegetz calling after you and asking, ' Who killed Christ ? ..."

6. Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People by Israel Zangwill (1895)
"Involuntarily Raphael started back in alarm, then stood rooted to the threshold. There was a dread ominous silence. Then the storm burst. "Du shegetz! ..."

7. Children of the Ghetto: Being Pictures of a Peculiar People by Israel Zangwill (1892)
"shegetz," cried the Rabbi. " Put on your hat." The attempt to enforce the religious sanction failed too. Bear had spent several gulden upon his headgear, ..."

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