geshmahk, geschmak, geschmack
- delicious, delightful
- "The food was geshmak."
- "He's a geshmakteh mensch!" -Jackie Mason
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Sometimes when preceding a noun, this adjective can be geshmakteh / geshmakte / geshmakta
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