Yinglish

noun
Yin·​glish | \ ˈyiŋ-glish How to pronounce Yinglish (audio) , -lish \

Definition of Yinglish

: English marked by numerous borrowings from Yiddish

First Known Use of Yinglish

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yinglish

blend of Yiddish and English

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“Yinglish.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yinglish. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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