Definitions for jewdʒu
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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
An adherent of Judaism.
A person who claims a cultural or ancestral connection to the Jewish people (see secular Jew).
To bargain, to attempt to gain an unfair price in a business deal; to defraud.
Origin: From the stereotype of Jews as scheming merchants. Compare gyp, from gypsy, and welsh, from Welsh.
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
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