klafte

Alternative Spellings

klavte, klavta, klafta

Definitions

  • a naughty or nasty woman; a bitch

Example Sentences

  • Don't even think about saying yes. She's a klafte!

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

כּלבֿטע, derived from כּלבֿ (Hebrew word for 'dog') with feminine -te suffix

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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