[ish-mee-uh-lahyt, -mey-uh-, -muh-] /ˈɪʃ mi əˌlaɪt, -meɪ ə-, -mə-/
a descendant of , the traditional ancestor of the Arab peoples.
a wanderer or outcast.
a supposed descendant of Ishmael; a member of a desert people of Old Testament times
(rare) an outcast
[ish-mee-uh l, -mey-] /ˈɪʃ mi əl, -meɪ-/ noun 1. the son of Abraham and Hagar: both he and Hagar were cast out of Abraham’s family by Sarah. Gen. 16:11, 12. 2. any outcast. 3. an Arab. /ˈɪʃmeɪəl/ noun 1. the son of Abraham and Hagar, Sarah’s handmaid: the ancestor of 12 Arabian tribes (Genesis 21:8–21; […]
- Ish kabibble
1913, “I should worry,” of unknown origin, but perhaps derived from Yiddish nisht gefidlt. Said to have been popularized by comedienne Fanny Brice (1891-1951), but earliest references do not mention her. “Chicken pox doesn’t poison the wellsprings of one’s existence like ‘Ish kabibble,’ and ‘I should worry.!’ Do you think it’s any fun to bring […]
[ih-shim] /ɪˈʃɪm/ noun 1. a river in Kazakhstan and W Siberia, Russia, flowing NW and NE to the Irtysh River. 1130 miles (1818 km) long.
[is-nahd] /ɪsˈnɑd/ noun, Islam. 1. the chain of testimony by which a hadith is transmitted.