- bastard; illegitimate child.
- Slang. rascal.
- a child born of a marriage forbidden in Judaism.
- a Yiddish slang word for bastard
- Judaism a child of an incestuous or adulterous union
n.“contemptible person, moocher,” 1560s, from Hebrew, literally “bastard” (used in Vulgate), but modern usage is a recent borrowing from Yiddish. n.“bastard,” 1560s, from Late Latin mamzer, from Hebrew mamzer, left untranslated in Deut. xxiii:2 in the Vulgate.