heeb

Definitions

  • n. 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

      Alternative Spellings

      Hebe

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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