Meaning of haimish in English:

haimish

adjective

  • Chiefly in Jewish usage Reminiscent of home; pleasantly familiar; cosy, comfortable; unpretentious.

Pronunciation

haimish

/ˈheɪmɪʃ/ /ˈhʌɪmɪʃ/

Origin

1950s. From Yiddish heymish domestic, homelike from Middle High German heimisch (Old High German heimisc; German heimisch) from heim + -isch.