- Ganef is slang and is defined as a thief or scoundrel.
An example of a ganef is a burglar.
Ganef is slang for a burglar.
Slang a thief
Origin of ganefYiddish ganef ; from Classical Hebrew (language) ganav ; from ganav, to steal
or ga·nof also gon·if
A thief, scoundrel, or rascal.
Origin of ganefYiddish, from Hebrew gannāb, to steal; see gnb in Semitic roots.