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sheeny1

[shee-nee] /ˈʃi ni/
adjective, sheenier, sheeniest.
1.
shining; lustrous.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; sheen + -y1

sheeny2

[shee-nee] /ˈʃi ni/
noun, plural sheenies. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a Jew.
Also, sheeney, sheenie.
Origin
1810-20; origin obscure
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British Dictionary definitions for sheeny

sheeny

/ˈʃiːnɪ/
noun (pl) sheenies
1.
(slang) a derogatory word for a Jew
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for sheeny

shaver

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little shaver


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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