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Meaning of "goyish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GOYISH

goyish  [ˈɡɔɪɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GOYISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Goyish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GOYISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of goyish in the English dictionary

The definition of goyish in the dictionary is resembling or typical of a goy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GOYISH


babyish
ˈbeɪbɪɪʃ
boyish
ˈbɔɪɪʃ
coyish
ˈkɔɪɪʃ
dandyish
ˈdændɪɪʃ
dilettanteish
ˌdɪləˈtæntɪɪʃ
dryish
ˈdraɪɪʃ
fortyish
ˈfɔːtɪɪʃ
goyisch
ˈɡɔɪɪʃ
greyish
ˈɡreɪɪʃ
highish
ˈhaɪɪʃ
hobbledehoyish
ˌhɒbəldɪˈhɔɪɪʃ
lazyish
ˈleɪzɪɪʃ
schoolboyish
ˈskuːlˌbɔɪɪʃ
sissyish
ˈsɪsɪɪʃ
slyish
ˈslaɪɪʃ
thirtyish
ˈθɜːtɪɪʃ
toadyish
ˈtəʊdɪɪʃ
tomboyish
ˈtɒmbɔɪɪʃ
toyish
ˈtɔɪɪʃ
wheyish
ˈweɪɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GOYISH

gowaned
gowany
gowdspink
Gower
gowf
gowfer
gowk
gowl
gown
gownboy
gownman
gowpen
gowpenful
gox
goy
Goya
Goyen
goyim
goyisch
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WORDS THAT END LIKE GOYISH

boobyish
clayish
cockneyish
countryish
essayish
fiftyish
flunkeyish
fogyish
grannyish
jockeyish
ladyish
nannyish
ninnyish
pixyish
prettyish
puppyish
pygmyish
shyish
Toryish
zanyish

Synonyms and antonyms of goyish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «goyish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GOYISH

Find out the translation of goyish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of goyish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «goyish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

goyish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

goyish
570 millions of speakers

English

goyish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

goyish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

goyish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

goyish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gói
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

goyish
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

goyish
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Goyish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

goyish
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

goyish
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

goyish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Goyish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

goyish
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

goyish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गॉशीश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

goyish
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

goy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

goyish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

goyish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

goyish
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

goyish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

goyish
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

goyish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

goyish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of goyish

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GOYISH»

The term «goyish» is used very little and occupies the 174.861 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GOYISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about goyish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GOYISH»

Discover the use of goyish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to goyish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chutzpah
The comedian Lenny Bruce had a routine about what and who were "Jewish" and "goyish." Goyish is a Yiddish word for "not Jewish." Goy in Hebrew simply means "nation," but it has come to mean (demean?) nations or peoples other than the ...
Alan M. Dershowitz, 1992
2
How I Am a Jew: Adventures Into My Jewish-American Identity
I, on the other hand, not only love this routine, but could easily add my own observations: Pastrami is Jewish, roast beef is Goyish; a Chevrolet is Jewish, a Jaguar is Goyish; lox is Jewish, kippers are Goyish (English-Goyish); whiskey is Jewish, ...
Howard W. Polsky, 2002
3
How to Talk Dirty and Influence People
My conversation, spoken and written, is usually flavored with the jargon of the hipster, the argot of the underworld, and Yiddish. In the literate sense — as literate as Yiddish can be since it is not a formal language — "goyish" means " gentile.
Lenny Bruce, 1992
4
Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies
My conversation, spoken and written, is usually flavored with the jargon of the hipster, the argot of the underworld, and Yiddish. In the literate sense — as literate as Yiddish can be since it is not a formal language — goyish means gentile.
William Collins Donahue, Martha B. Helfer, 2011
5
Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor
Instant potatoes are goyish, TV dinners are goyish. Fruit salad is Jewish. Black cherry soda's very Jewish. Macaroons are very, very Jewish! Lime jello is goyish. Lime soda is very goyish. Titties are Jewish. Trailer parks are so goyish that Jews  ...
Sarah Blacher Cohen, 1990
6
Ethnic Humor in Multiethnic America
David Gillota. INTRODUCTION The Boundaries of American Ethnic Humor I Now I neologize Jewish and goyish. Dig: I'm Jewish. Count Basie's Jewish. Ray Charles is Jewish. Eddie Cantor's goyish. B'nai Brith is goyish; Hadassah, Jewish .
David Gillota, 2013
7
Bearing the Bad News: Contemporary American Literature and ...
Now I neologize Jewish and goyish. Dig: I'm Jewish. Count Basie's Jewish. Ray Charles is Jewish. Eddie Cantor's goyish. B'nai Brith is goyish,- Hadassah, Jewish. Marine corps — heavy goyish, dangerous. Koolaid is goyish. All Drake's  ...
Sanford Pinsker, 1990
8
Teaching the Sacred: A Phenomenological Study of ...
CHAPTER THREE: PHILOSOPHICAL ORIENTATION AND METHODOLOGY Being Jewish and Being a Heideggerian Philosopher See, I neologize Jewish and goyish. There's like, the literal meaningʊfirst I'll start with goyish ... Goyʊ“one who ...
Louis Alan Nagel, 2009
9
Dynamic Belonging: Contemporary Jewish Collective Identities
It works as an extensio famous Lenny Bruce routine “What's Jewish, What's Goyish”—California is Arizona very goyish. In one rendition—and there are several—the routine follows: Now I neologize Jewish and goyish. Dig: I'm Jewish.
Harvey E., Steven M. Cohen, Ezra Kopelowitz, 2011
10
Sitting in the Earth and Laughing: A Handbook of Humour
A Handbook of Humour Arthur Roy Eckardt. Lenny Bruce The furst thing I gwine do when I gwine get to Hebbin is fine out what a gwine is. Dig: I'm Jewish. Count Basie's Jewish. Ray Charles is Jewish. Eddie Cantor's goyish. B'nai B'rith is ...
Arthur Roy Eckardt

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GOYISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term goyish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sex, Drugs, and Milk & Meat: The Yiddish Web Series for …
We are all Jewish, we are all Goyish. This is really how Jamie and I feel about our identities,” explains Batalion in an exclusive interview with ... «Shalom Life, Jul 15»
2
You Say Wonton. I Say Kreplach.
“Pumpernickel is Jewish; white bread is goyish,” said comedian Lenny Bruce in the early 1960s, asserting that Jews instinctively categorize ... «Forward, Jun 15»
3
HomeWe're Not Screaming — It's Just Yiddish!
In Born to Kvetch, Michael Wex summarizes the point of Yiddish as “the need or desire to talk Yiddish as distinct from goyish, Jewish instead of ... «Forward, Jun 15»
4
'When Western women stop being objectified, they can criticise us.'
For a long time, I'd felt that goyish [non-Jewish] culture had become over-sexualised and Western women objectified. I looked at Judaism and I ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
Burning Mensch (Or: How I Learned to Quit Worrying and Let My …
I know you think you're Mr. Road Trip Expert because of that one time you went away with Victoria Whatever Her Goyish Name Was, but you're ... «Heeb Magazine, Jun 15»
6
In Search of the Jews of Jurassic World
But I found “Jurassic World” to be almost thoroughly assimilated, intermarried to the point of disappearance. It brings us all back to that goyish ... «Jewish Daily Forward, Jun 15»
7
Can Politico make Brussels sexy?
Where the DC order skews well-nurtured and ruddy Midwestern – shirt-sleeved, flat-vowelled, goyish, hetero – the Brussels team is pretty much ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
8
HEEB Co-Presents YIDLER ON THE ROOF @ KulturfestNYC
This may appear pretty goyish from a southern perspective, but trust us, when you're north of the 49th parallel, it's as heimish as it gets…the ... «Heeb Magazine, Jun 15»
9
Chosen Films: Look Who's Back (The Being There of Hitler Movies)
This may be the most goyish Hitler satire you will ever encounter, and not only because it's not that funny. Hitler may be back, but his unique ... «Heeb Magazine, Jun 15»
10
Swastika on the F Train
By living outside of Israel, what are you saying to yourself and to your goyish neighbors? Comments are closed. Current Top Story. The Gush ... «The Jewish Press, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Goyish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/goyish>. Jan 2023 ».
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