AskDefine | Define kosher

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kosher adj
1 conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen" [syn: cosher]
2 proper or legitimate n : food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law

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כשר (kasher), meaning kosher.


  1. In the context of "of food": Prepared in accordance with Jewish religious practices.
    Well, if I had known it was a kosher deli, I certainly would not have ordered a ham and cheese on rye.
  2. In the context of "figurative|by extension": In accordance with standards or usual practice.
    "Is what I have done kosher with Mr. Smith?"


Related terms


  1. to make kosher.


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Extensive Definition

Kosher most commonly refers to Kashrut (Jewish dietary laws). Related articles include:
Kosher may also refer to:

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