zoftik, zoftig, zaftik, zaftic
- pleasantly plump, buxom, lit. "juicy"
- "Ezra's aunt looked exactly as he had described her: clever, gentle, zaftik."
Languages of Origin
זאַפֿטיק zaftik 'juicy'
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
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