Meaning of Jew


Pronunciation: ( j), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a scattered group of people that traces its descent from the Biblical Hebrews or from postexilic adherents of Judaism; Israelite.
  2. a person whose religion is Judaism.
  3. a subject of the ancient kingdom of Judah.
  1. of Jews; Jewish.
  1. (l.c.)to bargain sharply with; beat down in price (often fol. by down).


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Jewish.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • jew (Thesaurus)