ganef

noun
ga·​nef | \ˈgä-nəf \
variants: or or less commonly goniff

Definition of ganef 

slang

First Known Use of ganef

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ganef

borrowed, directly or via a Central European underworld argot such as Rotwelsch, from Yiddish ganef "thief," going back to Hebrew gannābh

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