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Yinglish

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noun Yin·glish \ˈyiŋ-glish, -lish\

Definition of Yinglish

  1. :  English marked by numerous borrowings from Yiddish



Origin of yinglish

blend of Yiddish and English


First Known Use: 1951

Rhymes with yinglish


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