- lit. "crooked"; used by Yeshivish speakers to denote views ("hashkafos") that do not fall entirely within the bounds of traditional Orthodox thought
- "Have you read Jacob Milgram's book? His conclusions are sometimes krum, but the questions motivating them are just brilliant."
- "I am talking about your very unjewish way of thinking and writing, and your very krume ideas of what jewish pride is." (from hashkafah.com)
Languages of Origin
- קרום krum (in many dialects, krim) 'crooked, slanted'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
krumme, krumm, krume
- With the Yiddish-type suffix -e when the adjective precedes the noun (attributive)
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