- Particular, conscientious, especially in relation to Jewish law.
- "You should be makpid to keep your room clean. You never know when your parents may show up." (Weiser)
- "He's very makpid on kashrus."
- "She's very makpid about covering her hair."
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Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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