ganef

ganef

[gah-nuhf]
noun Slang.
a thief, swindler, crook, or rascal.
Also, gonif, goniff.


Origin:
1920–25; < Yiddish < Hebrew gannābh

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ganef, ganev, ganof, gonif or gonof (ˈɡɑːnəf)
 
n
an unscrupulous opportunist who stoops to sharp practice
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]
 
ganev, ganev, ganof, gonif or gonof
 
n
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]
 
ganof, ganev, ganof, gonif or gonof
 
n
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]
 
gonif, ganev, ganof, gonif or gonof
 
n
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]
 
gonof, ganev, ganof, gonif or gonof
 
n
 
[from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannābh thief, from gānnabh he stole]

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