Yinglish

noun

Yin·​glish ˈyiŋ-glish How to pronounce Yinglish (audio)
-lish
: English marked by numerous borrowings from Yiddish

Word History

Etymology

blend of Yiddish and English

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yinglish was in 1951

Dictionary Entries Near Yinglish

Cite this Entry

“Yinglish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yinglish. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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