Definition of kishke in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪʃkə


  • 1A beef intestine stuffed with a savoury filling.
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    • They include kishke (a sausage filled with a flour-and-onion stuffing) and various knaidlach - all part of the dumpling family of foods.
    • Where else can you get a latke Ruben, a side of kishke and a Dr. Brown's cream soda to wash it down?
    • The cooked kishke can range in color from grey-white to brownish-orange, depending on how much paprika is used.
  • 1.1 (usually kishkes) US informal A person’s guts.
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    • Maybe a whole wagon load out there in the rain, and on a night like this, who knows, they'll be wanting a few nips to warn their kishkes!
    • And yet so much experience is from a different place, the place of the viscera, the kishkes.
    • I'm flirting my little kishkes off when the crowd starts whooping and hollering.


Yiddish, from Polish kiszka or Ukrainian kishka.

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