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heeb

Alternative Spellings

Hebe

Definitions

  • slang term used to describe a Jewish person

Example Sentences

  • "Did you meet the new heeb at school?"

Languages of Origin

English

Etymology

short for "Hebrew"

Who Uses This

Younger: Jews in their 30s or younger
Ethnic: Jews whose Jewish identity is primarily ethnic

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Initially this was a derogatory term but it is now used by some Jews as a prideful term to identify themselves with their community

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