kosher

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It's not cricket.

 and It's not kosher.
It's not done.; It's not acceptable. You can't do that! It's not cricket!
See also: cricket, not

kosher

(ˈkoʃɚ and ˈkoʒɚ)
1. and koshe mod. acceptable; cricket. (From Hebrew kasher, “proper,” via Yiddish. Koshe is a slang clipping.) Is it kosher to do this?
2. tv. to make something acceptable. Do you want me to kosher it with the boss for you?
3. mod. having to do with undiluted alcohol. I’ll take mine kosher with a little ice.

keep kosher

To observe Jewish dietary laws.
See also: keep, kosher