• v. To marvel.

  • v. To be impressed.

Example Sentences

  • “I was mispoyel by the power of Niagara Falls.” (Weiser)

  • “I'm not mispoyel by the shoddy new building the yeshiva put up.” (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מתפעל

    • 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 mispoiel, to be mispoil, to be mispoyl

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