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GONIF

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gonif mean? 

GONIF (noun)
  The noun GONIF has 1 sense:

1. (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)

  Familiarity information: GONIF used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GONIF (noun)


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Meaning:

(Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

ganef; ganof; gonif; goniff

Hypernyms ("gonif" is a kind of...):

offender; wrongdoer (a person who transgresses moral or civil law)

Domain category:

Yiddish (a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script)


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