• n. A pot or a pan.

  • n. A bedpan.

Example Sentences

  • "My grandmother had a teppel under her bed when she was a child."

  • "I’ve tasted modern varieties of these dishes... but they cannot compare withb those made in my mother’s tepple for succulence and taste."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • טעפּל tepl 'cup; small pot', diminutive of טאָפּ top 'pot'

    • Who Uses This

      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • Australia / New Zealand


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      teppel, tepl

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