tuches afn tisch

Alternative Spellings

tukhes oyfn tish, tuches oifn tish, tukhes afn tish

Definitions

  • lay your cards on the table [lit. "backside on the table"]

Example Sentences

  • "Stop beating around the bush! Lay your tuches afn tisch!" (HUC Rabbinics professor in analyzing the behavior of a character in the text)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

תּחת אויפֿן טיש tokhes afn tish

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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