n. A person of Catholic and Jewish heritage.
"I grew up with one Catholic and one Jewish parent, which I lovingly refer to as being a “Cashew.”" (source)
Languages of Origin
Portmanteau of "Catholic" and "Jew".
- Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
- Mixed heritage
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
Who Uses This
Uttered on television by "Linda Richman," the character played by Mike Myers on Saturday Night Live.
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