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Alternative Spellings

mekhule, mechule, mekhula, mekhuleh, m'chule, m'chuleh, mechuleh


  • broke, bust, bankrupt, spoiled

Example Sentences

  • 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.” (

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


Great Britain




Often stressed on final syllable. Maybe also used in British Commonwealth countries.

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