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chazzerai

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From chazzer (Yiddish חזיר (khazer), from Hebrew חזיר (hazír)).

NounEdit

chazzerai (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Food that is awful.
    Who could each such chazzerai?
  2. (slang) Junk; trash.
    That movie was nothing but chazzerai.
  3. (slang) Anything disgusting or loathsome.
    A good deal of contemporary theater strikes me as chazzerai.

ReferencesEdit

  • Rosten, Leo. (1968). The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Washington Square Press, pp. 90-91.