What Does JEWFRO Mean?

JEWFRO means "Curly Jewish Hairstyle."

A Jewfro is a large and curly hairstyle worn by some Jewish men. A Jewfro is so curly it closely resembles an afro.

As the Jewfro hairstyle has been worn by some beloved Jewish actors (e.g., Larry David, Andy Samberg, Jonah Hill), the term is generally not considered as insulting.

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When I write JEWFRO, I mean this: meaning of JEWFRO JEWFRO is a portmanteau of Jew and Afro.

Summary of Key Points

Definition for JEWFRO

"Curly Jewish Hairstyle" is the most common meaning for JEWFRO on social-media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram and Snapchat.
Definition:Curly Jewish Hairstyle
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of JEWFRO in Sentences

Here are examples of JEWFRO being used in conversations:
  • Toni: Jonah Hill cut his JEWFRO for his latest movie.
  • Jordan: That's a shame. I loved his hair.
  • Ali: Why do you call John JEWFRO?
  • Jo: He's Jewish and has really curly hair.

An Academic Look at JEWFRO

As it is formed by merging two words into one, JEWFRO is classified as a portmanteau word. It is formed by amalgamating the words Jew and Afro.

Example of JEWFRO Used in a Text


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