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Hymie Line breaks: Hymie
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪmi/

Definition of Hymie in English:


US informal, offensive
A Jewish person.
Example sentences
  • Parents who wanted to name a son ‘Chaim’ had to use the diminutive ‘Hymie.’
  • The Hymies are about being drunk, unemployed and obsessed with dirty Rock'n'Roll.
  • You may not blame him and brother man dude certainly accepts no blame for how ‘The Hymies’ lives are affected after reading this message.


1980s: colloquial abbreviation of the Jewish male given name Hyman.

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