• v. To deduce.

  • v. To probe.

Example Sentences

  • “We were medayek from the announcement that we would have school despite the snow.” (Weiser)

  • “If you're medayek, you'll see that the speaker is actually very nervous.” (Weiser)

  • "I think these ex-chassidim have to learn how to be medayek, did they ever learn a shtickle R’ Baruch Ber?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מדייק

    • 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).

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