unkosher

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

un- +‎ kosher

AdjectiveEdit

unkosher (not comparable)

  1. (somewhat informal, chiefly Judaism) Not kosher
    • 1988 September 2, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “A Special Connection With God”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      There are, according to Penansky, 4,000 ways a mezuzah can be "unkosher" (illegitimate): the parchment may tear or curl, a letter may have weakened.

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