adj. 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." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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