FFT

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n., adj. 'Frum from Tuesday' - a satire on 'FFB'. Denotes a very recent BT, usually someone who has not mastered the rituals / social cues of Orthodox practice.

Example Sentences

  • "Oy! She suddenly turned up in an ankle-length denim skirt and 'baruch Hashemed' every second sentence -- she's FFT! Soon she'll calm down."

  • "He wouldn't drink the bottled water because it had the wrong hechsher! Typical FFT!"

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Yiddish

Who Uses This

  • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

  • North America

Dictionaries

  • None

Notes

  • Can connote a slight exasperation combined with resigned tolerance.

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