• v. To waste.

  • v. To cost.

Example Sentences

  • “The delay at the border was mafsid so much time that he just turned around and went home.” (Weiser)

  • “My membership at the health club was mafsid me hundreds of dollars since I never used it.” (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מפסיד

    • 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 mafseed

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