• adj. Regarded, honorable.

  • adj. Respectable.

Example Sentences

  • “To be the Mashgiach is to have one of the most mechubadik positions in the yeshiva.” (Weiser)

  • “Corporate lawyers usually get more mechubadik salaries than Rebbeim do.” (Weiser)

  • "My husband is the most amazing person BH, but I can tell that he was/is disappointed that it's not bigger. He never brought it up, but every time he sees a picture of a friend's or sibling's menorah, he says 'wow, he got a mechubadik menorah!'." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y מכובדיק mekhubadik

    • 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

      mekhubadik, mekhubadike, mechubadike

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