from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A manner or custom characteristic of the Hebrews.
- n. A linguistic feature typical of Hebrew occurring especially in another language.
- n. The culture, spirit, or character of the Hebrew people.
- n. Judaism.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the identification of a usage, trait, or characteristic of the Hebrew language. By successive extension it is sometimes applied to the Jewish people, their faith, national ideology, or culture.
- n. Excessive use of expressions derived from Hebrew
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Hebrew idiom or custom; a peculiar expression or manner of speaking in the Hebrew language.
- n. The type of character of the Hebrews.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A manner or custom peculiar to the Hebrews; specifically, an idiom, expression, or manner of speaking peculiar to the Hebrew tongue.
- n. The spirit and tendency regarded as especially characteristic of the Hebrew race, historically considered.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
From Latin hebraeus (or Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (hebraios)) + -ism. (Wiktionary)