Yiddish Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Actually Know?

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 Dec 20, 2019
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Question: 1/20Pick your answer!

What word means "audacity and incredible guts"?

Question: 2/20Pick your answer!

_____ is a term of endearment for all ages.

Question: 3/20Pick your answer!

Schmoe is a slang term for someone that is ....
very slow
not very smart
very old

Question: 4/20Pick your answer!

Which of the following might make a mother "kvell"?
Their child doing something reckless
Their child becoming a doctor
Their child disobeying them

Question: 5/20Pick your answer!

What's another way to say "snack"?

Question: 6/20Pick your answer!

Schmooze means to ______.
drink alcohol
chat/make small talk

Question: 7/20Pick your answer!

Tuches or Tuchis is a slang word for what?
A bra
A butt

Question: 8/20Pick your answer!

If someone says, "I want to eat a bissel first" what do they mean?
I want to eat a lot first
I want to eat a bagel first
I want to eat a little bit first

Question: 9/20Pick your answer!

To "kvetch" means to....
Run errands
Whine or complain

Question: 10/20Pick your answer!

Who might you call "Zayde"?
Your friend
Your brother
Your grandfather

Question: 11/20Pick your answer!

Who is a "Shiksa"?
A non-Jewish girl
Your rabbi’s son
A famous person

Question: 12/20Pick your answer!

Uncle Jacob's ____ is a card trick.

Question: 13/20Pick your answer!

When your bubbe gives a long "spiel" that means she has what?
She has a huge gift for you
She has given a detailed story, speech, or plot
She has a nice hairdo

Question: 14/20Pick your answer!

Your bubbe says you have a "shayna punim" meaning _______.
you have a beautiful face
you have a sad attitude
you have a round belly

Question: 15/20Pick your answer!

When something is nonsense or craziness it is______.

Question: 16/20Pick your answer!

You've got some "shmutz," means what?
You have a dirt or stain
You have fruit
You are really smart

Question: 17/20Pick your answer!

Giving unwanted advice is called...

Question: 18/20Pick your answer!

Your mom was "verklempt" at your bat mitzvah, she was ______.
so happy, she had no words for her emotions

Question: 19/20Pick your answer!

What do you call someone that does a lot of good deeds?
A meshugener
A bum bum
A mensch

Question: 20/20Pick your answer!

What do you say to wish someone good luck or congratulations?
“Oy vey!”
“Mazel tov!”
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