Alternative Spellings

chevraman, khevreman, khevraman, hevraman, hevreman, chevrehman, chevrahman, khevrehman, khevrahman, hevrahman, hevrehman


  • "One of the guys" (Glinert)

Example Sentences

  • "Being a counselor will be good for you, it'll make you a real chevreman." (Glinert)
  • "Sh'koyach/well done to our chevreman Yoni Eilat and Bella Bryks-Klein on a good take on #Yiddish and Israel on i24NEWS English" (
  • "He is a smiling chevreman, who loved the 'amazing camp.'" (
  • "He is a 'Chevreman' as he makes friends easily and radiates warmth and happiness, and it's always fun to be around him." (

Languages of Origin



חבֿרהמאַן khevreman 'a people person'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


North America


The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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