n. A sweet, good person.
I love Sarah, she's such a zise!
Languages of Origin
זיס zis 'sweet,' with adjectival ending ע- -e (feminine, or plural) or ער- -er (masculine)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Who Uses This
ziser, zeesy, zeeseh, zeese
The adjective, usually without endings, can be used to refer to anything sweet, including food. But also figuratively: a ziseh neshomeh 'a sweet soul'
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