- Derogatory reference to a non-Jewish male, especially a common labourer
- "We got a couple of oiriks to dig up the garden."
Languages of Origin
English-Yiddish word for "Irishman" - derived from the sound of the dipthong "ay" in the Irish pronunciation of the word "Irish", i.e., "Oirish." + Yiddish "-ik" suffix.
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
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