• v. To reject because of a minor problem.

  • v. To override.

Example Sentences

  • “He was doiche my p'shat without even listening.” (Weiser)

  • “A Tanna's statement is certainly doiche a Rishon's.” (Weiser)

  • "I myself am a shtikle a chossid and have some interesting minhagim, which may not be right but according to my rav sometimes a minhag avoisainu is doiche a chumra derabonon." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y דוחה זײַן doykhe zayn 'to rebuff, relegate'

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      to be doyche, to be doikhe, to be doykhe, to be doicheh, to be doycheh, to be doikheh, to be doykhek

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