Definitions for ganefˈgɑ nəf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ga•nef*ˈgɑ nəf(n.)

also gonif

  1. a thief, swindler, crook, or rascal.

    Category: Foreign Term

* Slang..

Origin of ganef:

1920–25; < Yiddish < Heb gannābh

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gonif, goniff, ganef, ganof(noun)

    (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)


  1. ganef(Noun)

    Thief, rascal, scoundrel.

  2. Origin: From גנבֿ, from גנב.


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