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EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish גנבֿ(ganef), from Hebrew גנב(ganáv, gannābh, thief).

NounEdit

ganef ‎(plural ganefs or ganevim)

  1. (slang, pejorative) Thief, rascal, scoundrel.

ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967