krotzer

Alternative Spellings

krutzer, kratzer, krotser, kratser, krutser

Definitions

  • One who is confused, literally "scratching their head"

Example Sentences

  • David never pays attention to his learning, what a krotzer!

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

קראַצער kratser 'scratcher,' that is, one who scratches [themselves].

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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