1. noun. a person who is descended from a jew (mother or father, does not matter, apparently a lot of jews don't even know this)
2. noun. a person who practices judaism
3. noun. a person who considers themselves a 'member of the tribe' (the 12 tribes, all desdended from Abraham). there are people who consider themselves ethnically, socially, and/or culturally jewish though they do not practice judaism. Jews refer to non-jews as 'gentiles.'
4. verb. to cheat someone, to get someone down on their price, to be stingy
No one in our family actually practices judaism, though we are aware of our roots and celebrate several jewish holidays, Hannukah, purim, etc.. sort of like a lot of christians celebrate christmas but don't go to church....