The definition of kosher is a food that is considered clean or fit to eat by Jewish dietary laws, or is slang for OK or correct.(adjective)
To kosher is defined as to make something pure.(verb)
An example of kosher is to take a pan and wash it in a natural running body of water, like a river.
See kosher in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Yiddish < Heb kāshēr, fit, proper < root kšr, to be appropriate
See kosher in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Yiddish kosher
Origin: , from Ashkenazi Hebrew kóšer
Origin: , from Hebrew kāšēr, fitting, proper
Origin: , from kāšēr, to be fitting, to succeed; see kīr in Semitic roots.
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