- running wild, undisciplined
- "All of the stuff that's hefker in our kitchen is on that table so that everyone knows they can eat it."
- "What I could see was benchloads of babysitters shmoozing with each other and the kids running around hefker." (http://www.imamother.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1518622)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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