Definitions for JEWdʒu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jew, Hebrew, Israelite(noun)

    a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

GCIDE

  1. Jew(n.)

    An adherent of Judaism.

  2. Origin: [OF. Juis, pl., F. Juif, L. Judaeus, Gr. 'Ioydai^os, fr. 'Ioydai`a the country of the Jews, Judea, fr. Heb. Yhdh Judah, son of Jacob. Cf. Judaic.]

Wiktionary

  1. Jew(Noun)

    An adherent of Judaism.

  2. Jew(Noun)

    A person who claims a cultural or ancestral connection to the Jewish people (see secular Jew).

  3. jew(Verb)

    To bargain, to attempt to gain an unfair price in a business deal; to defraud.

  4. Origin: From the stereotype of Jews as scheming merchants. Compare gyp, from gypsy, and welsh, from Welsh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jew(noun)

    originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite

  2. Origin: [OF. Juis, pl., F. Juif, L. Judaeus, Gr. 'Ioydai^os, fr. 'Ioydai`a the country of the Jews, Judea, fr. Heb. Yhdh Judah, son of Jacob. Cf. Judaic.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'JEW' in Nouns Frequency: #1701

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Golda Meir:

    Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.

  2. Ariel Sharon:

    By the end of 2005 there will not be a single Jew left in the Gaza Strip.

  3. Ileana Adriana Stan:

    Jesus was common Jew of his own age with human parents. He was his own male Christ.

  4. Claudia Christian:

    Apparently I’ve been typecast in science fiction: I’m a Russian bisexual telepathic Jew.

  5. Pamela Geller:

    Jew-haters have been running anti-Semitic and anti-Israel ads on buses for years. We are responding.

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