noun, plural shkotz·im [shkawt-sim] /ˈʃkɔt sɪm/. Yiddish: Often Disparaging.
- a term used especially by a Jew to refer to a boy or man who is not Jewish.
- a term used especially a Jew to refer to a Jewish boy or man whose attitudes and behavior are felt to resemble those of a gentile.
- a term used by an observant Jew to refer to a Jewish man who is not religious or is ignorant of Judaism.