n. A female boarder who pays for room and board.
"If the 'boarderkeh' lashed out against one who wronger her, she'd cry: '"Men zol dir tsukleybn tsum vant vee a luakh un yedn tog zol men fun dir aropraysn eyn shtik.'" (source)
Languages of Origin
English 'boarder' + Yiddish suffix
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Who Uses This
boarderke, bordekeh, bordeke, borderkeh, borderke
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