polkeys

Alternative Spellings

polkies

Definitions

  • thighs (esp. of a chicken or baby)

Example Sentences

  • "My favorite part of the chicken is the polkeys." or "Oy, look at this baby's polkies!"

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

פּאָלקע polke 'drumstick (of a fowl); thigh' (plural פּאָלקעס polkes)

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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