Definitions

  • n. Fur hat, similar to but taller (more cylindrical) than a shtreimel, worn by certain Chassidic groups.

Example Sentences

  • I could tell he was a Ger from his spodik.

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • ספּאָדיק 'fur hat; saucer'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      spodek

Notes

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