• n. A brazen, impudent person.

Example Sentences

  • "The uncle is an azes ponim—an arrogant man. You are aware the uncle tried to get your father fired for teaching the writings of Karl Marx?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • עזות־פּנים azes ponim

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      azis-ponim, azus-ponim, azes-punim, azis-punim, azus-punim, azes ponim, azis ponim, azus ponim, azes punim, azis punim, azus punim, azes-ponem, azis-ponem, azus-ponem, azes ponem, azis ponem, azus ponem, azes-punem, azis-punem, azus-punem, azis punem, azes punem , azus punem


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