mechula

Alternative Spellings

mekhule, mekhula, mechule, mechuleh

Definitions

  • broke, bust, bankrupt, spoiled

Example Sentences

  • His gescheft was doing so well but then with the recession it went mechula.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish מכולה mekhúle 'spoiled, deteriorated, bankrupt, ruined'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

Notes

maybe also used in British Commonwealth countries

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