n. A five-dollar bill.
n. A five-year jail sentence.
Languages of Origin
פֿינעף finef 'five'
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Great Britain
- Australia / New Zealand
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Who Uses This
funf, finf, finif, finiff, finniff, finnif, finnuf, finuf, finnup, finnip, finip, finup
This word was once common slang in British, American, and Australian English to refer to a five-dollar bill.
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