Definitions

  • n. Other types of chassidim [i.e. non-Chabad] , especially youth.

Example Sentences

  • "Look at those yainees with their peyos."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • mocking Hebrew pronunciation: 'elokainee'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Chabad: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      yainey

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