Definitions

  • n. A single, yeshivish male (see bochur) who is less culturally yeshivish than his peers.

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • Likely from "Harry," an English given name common among English-speaking Jews, used pejoratively to imply that the subject is less devout because he goes by an English name instead of a Hebrew or Yiddish one.

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

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