mekhule, mechule, mekhula, mekhuleh, m'chule, m'chuleh, mechuleh
- broke, bust, bankrupt, spoiled
- His gescheft was doing so well but then with the recession it went mechula.
- “If it doesn’t go m’khúleh before it’s bought in an acquisition, I’ll be rich.” (https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/arts-culture/2020/02/there-are-so-many-yiddish-expressions-for-going-bankrupt/)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Yiddish מכולה mekhule 'spoiled, deteriorated, bankrupt, ruined'
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Often stressed on final syllable. Maybe also used in British Commonwealth countries.
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