goyisheh kop, goyisher kop, goyisha kopf
- Someone who fails to use his/her head; a dull mind. Someone who thinks like a non-Jew. Lit. "non-Jewish head."
- "Maybe She’s No Shiksa, but It Looks Like She Has a Goyishe Kop" (http://observer.com/1999/08/maybe-shes-no-shiksa-but-it-looks-like-she-has-a-goyishe-kop/)
Languages of Origin
גוייִשער קאָפּ goisher kop 'lit. non-Jewish head'
Who Uses This
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
"kopf" is the German spelling.
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