yid

yid

[yid]
noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
a Jew.

Origin:
1885–90; < Yiddish yid Jew; compare Middle High German jude, jüde

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yid (jɪd)
 
n
slang a derogatory word for a Jew
 
[C20: probably from Yiddish, from Middle High German JudeJew]

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Yid
generally derogatory term for a Jew, 1874, from Yiddish use, where it is complimentary (see Yiddish).
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