treif up

Pronunciations

treif up (trayf UP) listen

Definitions

  • v. To render (a dish, utensil, or kitchen) unfit for use under kashrut by contaminating it.

Example Sentences

  • "My roommate cooked a croque monsieur on my panini press and now it's all treifed up"

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • 'treif' + 'up'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      trayf up, treyf up

Notes

  • See treif for the etymology of that word.

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