circumcise circumcise  /ˈsɜr kəm ˌsaɪz/


  1. (v) cut the skin over the clitoris
  2. (v) cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys


  1. W hen Lev Levievs first son, Shalom, was born in 1978, Leviev decided to circumcise the baby himself.
  2. Brad is played by the heavy-lidded, ebony-eyebrowed John Hensley of NipTuck, whose character on that show, Matt McNamara, attempted to circumcise himself in an early episode.
  3. From these observations, I have decided to never circumcise my own child.


  • European Rabbi Group Seeks To Create Mohels Union

    A European rabbinical group has created a union of mohalim, or ritual circumcisers, in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and combat attempts to ban it. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: The Forward


  1. "The Prophet Mohammed didn't circumcise his (four) daughters," the grand mufti, Ali Gomaa, said in his address.
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Gomaa Source: Independent Online

  2. "You can't just walk into a village and ask people if they circumcise their daughters or not," says Germian social worker Hero Umar. "These people only talked because we've been bringing them medical help for over a year."
    on Aug 10, 2005 By: caliph Omar Source: Christian Science Monitor

  3. "What began with allowing [Amir] to marry, have a child and circumcise it, will end with a killer walking in our midst careless and happy. And thus, a horrifying skit, where the main actor in the role of murderer promises: 'You know that one day I...
    on Nov 3, 2007 By: Yitzhak Rabin Source: Jerusalem Post

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