Definitions for haimishˈheɪ mɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

haim•ish*ˈheɪ mɪʃ(adj.)

or heim•ish

  1. homey; cozy and unpretentious.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of haimish:

1960–65 < Yiddish heymish < MHG heimisch, OHG heimisc lit., pertaining to the home; see home , -ish1


  1. haimish(Adjective)

    homely, homey, folksy


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