Can You Pass This Jewish Slang Quiz?
If you grew up in a Jewish household, you probably heard some, if not all, of these slang terms while you were growing up. You might even use them so much that you don’t realize they aren’t just normal, everyday words for the whole world. Take our quiz and find out how many of these Jewish slang terms you know!
Someone tells you that you have a bit of shmutz on your face. What are they really trying to say?
- You are wearing a frown
- You have a pimple or blemish
- You have dirt on your face
If you bring home a shiksa, you have brought home a what?
- Large tray of pastries
- A non-Jewish girl
- A gift for your mother
A mensch is a what?
- A shrewd person
- A stand-up, honorable person
- A person with a good sense of humor
What do you put on your bagel?
- A schmear
- A scoche
- A swath
If someone does something bold or brazen, they have a lot of this:
A sweet young boy or man is called a:
if something is cockamamie, it's this:
If someone is kvetching to you, they are really:
To futz around with something is to:
- Fool around with it
- Disassemble it
- Build it
If you call someone a shmendrik, you are saying they are a:
- Big jerk
What is another word for a clumsy person?
What's another way of saying "oh no?"
- Oy gevalt
To drag or carry a large load is to:
To wine and dine or rub elbows with people is to:
A woman who is acting crazy might be called:
When someone kvells, they are:
Your bubbeh is your:
- Mother's cousin
Someone who is a kolboynick is a:
- Shy person
- Party animal
Items that are of low value or low quality are considered to be:
If someone is farklemt, they are:
- Choked up