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kosher

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adjective ko·sher \ˈkō-shər\

Definition of kosher

  1. 1a :  sanctioned by Jewish law; especially :  ritually fit for use kosher meatb :  selling or serving food ritually fit according to Jewish law a kosher restaurant

  2. 2 :  being proper, acceptable, or satisfactory is the deal kosher?

Examples of kosher in a Sentence

  1. Something about this deal is just not kosher.

Origin and Etymology of kosher

Yiddish, from Hebrew kāshēr fit, proper

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kosher

verb ko·sher

Definition of kosher

koshered

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koshering

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  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make kosher

Origin and Etymology of kosher

see 1kosher

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kosher

noun ko·sher

Definition of kosher

  1. :  the observance of kosher practices keep kosher

Origin and Etymology of kosher

see 1kosher

Other Jewish Religion Terms



KOSHER Defined for English Language Learners

kosher

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adjective

Definition of kosher for English Language Learners

  • : accepted by Jewish law as fit for eating or drinking

  • : selling or serving kosher food

  • : proper or acceptable


KOSHER Defined for Kids

kosher

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adjective ko·sher \ˈkō-shər\

Definition of kosher for Students

  1. 1 :  accepted by Jewish law as fit for use kosher food

  2. 2 :  selling or serving food that is accepted as fit for use according to Jewish law a kosher restaurant


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