lapa

Alternative Spellings

lappe, lape

Definitions

  • An animal's paw, dirty hands, especially that of a child or a lascivious man.

Example Sentences

  • "With such lapas you come to my table?" "Keep your lapas to yourself, bum!"

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

לאַפע lape

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America, South Africa

Dictionaries

None

Notes

LAHpah (stress on first syllable)

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