Yiddishism

noun
Yid·​dish·​ism | \ ˈyi-di-ˌshi-zəm How to pronounce Yiddishism (audio) \

Definition of Yiddishism

1 : a usage, word, phrase, or idiom peculiar to Yiddish
2 : a movement characterized by advocacy of the Yiddish language and culture

Other Words from Yiddishism

Yiddishist \ ˈyi-​di-​shist How to pronounce Yiddishist (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of Yiddishism

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Yiddishism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yiddishism. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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