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Yiddish word meaning "a fool" or "a shame".
A "shonda for the goyim" means to do something shameful, publicly witnessed by non-Jews, thus bringing shame upon Jews in general (because, the theory goes, we are all held accountable for the worst deeds of the worst of us.)
"Eric Cantor is a shonda".
by watmab October 18, 2011
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