Hymie

Hymie

[hahy-mee]
noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a Jew.

Origin:
Hym(an) or Yiddish khaim a male personal name (< Hebrew ḥayyīm literally, life) + -ie

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hymie
"Jewish male" (derogatory), by early 1980s, apparently originally among black Americans, from common Jewish masc. proper name Hymie, a pet form of Hyman, from Heb., lit. "life" (the masc. counterpart of Eve).
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