shiksa

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noun shik·sa \ˈshik-sə\

Definition of shiksa

  1. 1 often disparaging :  a non-Jewish girl or woman

  2. 2 :  a Jewish girl or woman who does not observe Jewish precepts —used especially by Orthodox Jews

Variants of shiksa

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shikse

Origin and Etymology of shiksa

Yiddish shikse, feminine of sheygets non-Jewish boy, from Hebrew sheqeṣ blemish, abomination


First Known Use: 1872


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