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Borscht Belt

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Pronunciation: /bɔːʃt

Definition of Borscht Belt in English:


North American humorous
A resort area in the Catskill Mountains frequented particularly by Jewish people of eastern European origin: [as modifier]: Borscht Belt comedians
More example sentences
  • He may be the last link to the old Borscht Belt comedians, the old Vegas, the old nightclubs and stage shows, the real swank days of lounge culture.
  • The nasal Borscht Belt shtick was tired in the movie, but on stage it's irritating.
  • The Borscht Belt was where 9-year-old Ames had his first gig, when a ‘Jackie Mason type’ took Jonathan for an easy mark, only to get a wisecrack in response.

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