- (profane) whore, slut, bitch
- "Walking into a restaurant with a long-legged kurveh on his arm!" (Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
used in many central and eastern European languages, including Polish kurwa, Hungarian kurva
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