kike

noun
\ ˈkīk How to pronounce kike (audio) \

Definition of kike

offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a Jewish person

First Known Use of kike

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kike

origin unknown

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“Kike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kike. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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kike

noun

English Language Learners Definition of kike

informal + offensive : a Jewish person

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