gezinta

Alternative Spellings

gezinteh, gezunte

Definitions

  • a big healthy girl (or the adjective denoting such)
  • a sexy lady

Example Sentences

  • She was a nice gezinta girl!

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

געזונט gezúnt/gezínt 'healthy,' with feminine ע- -e ending

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

Notes

The entry in Frumspeak ("2. well and firmly constructed") is related but the example sentence there applies the adjective to a car, not to a female.

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