Definitions

  • n. "One of the guys" (Glinert).

Example Sentences

  • "Being a counselor will be good for you, it'll make you a real chevreman." (Glinert)

  • "Shkoyach/well done to our chevreman Yoni Eilat and Bella Bryks-Klein on a good take on #Yiddish and Israel on i24NEWS English" (source)

  • "He is a smiling chevreman, who loved the 'amazing camp.'" (source)

  • "He is a 'Chevreman' as he makes friends easily and radiates warmth and happiness, and it's always fun to be around him." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • 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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

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

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