hymie hymie  /ˈhaɪ mi/


  • (n) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew




  1. "Hymie can't read or write, but he can add," Mayor Fiorello La Guardia said, delivering a backhanded compliment before finally abolishing Schorenstein's city job as he was about to leave office himself.
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Fiorello LaGuardia Source: New York Times

  2. "Hymie was one of the best young athletes I ever saw in my life," Red says. "I don't mean he was good for the neighborhood or good for Washington; he was good, period. He could have really done some things if he hadn't been wounded in the...
    on Oct 3, 2004 By: Red Auerbach Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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