gesheft

Alternative Spellings

gescheft

Definitions

  • business

Example Sentences

  • Who knew that nursing homes would be such a good gesheft to get into?

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

געשעפֿט

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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