Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kosher

1 sense of kosher

Sense 1
kosher -- (food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law)
       => nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals -- (a source of materials to nourish the body)

Antonyms of adj kosher

2 senses of kosher

Sense 1
kosher, cosher -- (conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen")

INDIRECT (VIA clean) -> unclean, impure -- (having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3)

Sense 2
kosher -- (proper or legitimate)

INDIRECT (VIA proper) -> improper -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Similarity of adj kosher

2 senses of kosher

Sense 1
kosher, cosher -- (conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen")
       => clean (vs. unclean) -- (ritually clean or pure)

Sense 2
kosher -- (proper or legitimate)
       => proper (vs. improper) -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

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