a mild or indirect Yiddish, Jewish, or Hebrew word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.

For example the Yiddish term for toilet is the "house of the chair" and testicles are referred to as "eggs"
Ex. Eli's mom is always using her jewphemisms that Gentiles don't understand.
by Angieola1 June 07, 2014
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