n. Materialism, in contrast with spiritual concerns; "indulgence in earthly pleasures." (Weiser)
“Some people say that poverty has one advantage: it forces one to go without useless gashmius.”
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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