n. Underpants, underwear.
"Stop leaving your gatkes on the floor after you do the laundry!"
Languages of Origin
גאטקעס gatkes 'underpants'
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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