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1A Yiddish word or idiom, especially one adopted into another language.
- ‘His speech was punctuated by Yiddishisms, Hebrew, Greek and Arabic.’
- ‘Throughout the 20c, Yiddishisms have continued to make their way into English, increasingly as slang.’
2Advocacy of Yiddish culture.
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