a Jew whose family come from Lithuania and are therefore considered lower-class by Jews from Poland; also attrib.
|Ghetto Messenger 176: He’s a Litvak! I don’t want him!|
|What’s In It For Me? 76: Litvaks, they fry in oil. But regular people, [...] its butter.|
|Never Come Morning (1988) 7: Was not Greek, was Litvok.|
|(con. 1910s) Pedlocks (1971) 228: It could have been worse. He might have been a Glitz or a Litvak.|
|Dear ‘Herm’ 7: It is of Litvak derivation.|