nice Jewish boy


nice Jewish boy (NAYS JOO-wish BOY) listen


  • n. A Jewish and pleasant young man; "someone a Jewish mother wants her child to marry."

Example Sentences

  • "Nice Jewish Boy seeks SJF to join him at the Matzo Ball" (Craigslist posting)

Languages of Origin

  • English

Who Uses This

  • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
  • Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)


  • North America
  • Great Britain
  • South Africa
  • Australia / New Zealand


  • None

Alternative Spellings

nice Jewish guy, NJB, N.J.B.


  • Commonly abbreviated as NJB. Often used ironically or self-consciously. In pop culture, often indicates nebbishy traits and lack of traditional masculinity.

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