goniff goniff

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Yiddish) a thief or dishonest person or scoundrel (often used as a general term of abuse)

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Usage(s):

  1. You're a nasty wasty Wall Street "goniff", Your heart is an unwashed "shmanta", your soul is full of bogus "schmaltz", Bernie the Grinch, The three words that best describe you are .
  2. He started the ball rolling by putting the name of Governor Herbert Lehman (backer of his opponent, William O'Dwyer) into the same paragraph with the words "goniff" (Yiddish for .
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