Jewish

adjective
Jew·​ish | \ ˈjü-ish How to pronounce Jewish (audio) \

Definition of Jewish

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Jews also : being a Jew

Other Words from Jewish

Jewishly adverb
Jewishness noun

First Known Use of Jewish

circa 1531, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Jewish was circa 1531

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“Jewish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jewish. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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Jewish

adjective
Jew·​ish | \ ˈjü-ish How to pronounce Jewish (audio) \

Kids Definition of Jewish

: of or relating to Jews or Judaism

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