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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person who is not a member of one's own religion; A person who does not acknowledge your god adj. - Belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples.

Usage examples (27)
  • Consider the terms gentile and goyim.
  • As far as "gentile," I''m certainly familiar with the term.
  • If you don't know the difference between "gentile" and "genteel" ... oh, nevermind.
  • Why then, Trumpeldor, did you not use either 'gentile' or 'non-Jewish' to express your meaning? for more
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  • A "gentile" (one who is not Jewish or Mormon) can be "genteel" (polite) and also "gentle" (kind).
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