1. [ adjective ] (Judaism) belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples
2. [ noun ] a person who is not a member of one's own religion; used in this sense by Mormons and Hindus
Related terms: person
3. [ noun ] (religion) a person who does not acknowledge your God
Synonyms: pagan infidel heathen
Related terms: nonreligious_person paynim idolater paganise
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2902
5. [ noun ] (Judaism,religion,Christianity) in this sense `Gentile' denotes a Christian as contrasted with a Jew; `goy' is a derogatory word for Christians used by Jews
Synonyms: non-Jew goy
Related terms: Christian shegetz
Similar spelling:   gentle