n. A noise, racket, commotion, confusion.
v. To argue.
“He can drive a person crazy; everywhere he goes he creates tuml.” (NJY)
Languages of Origin
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
tummel, tuml, tumul, tummul
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