momzer









momzer


noun

  1. bastard; illegitimate child.
  2. Slang. rascal.
  3. a child born of a marriage forbidden in Judaism.

noun

  1. a Yiddish slang word for bastard
  2. 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.

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