n. A derogatory slur for a Jewish person.
n. A pawnbroker.
n. A tramp.
"[…] got a mixed reputation, but for a sheeny, he’s got a lot of good qualities." (source)
of uncertain origin
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Who Uses This
shieny, sheany, scheeny, scheany, schieny
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