• v. To establish.

  • v. To demonstrate.

  • v. To criticize mildly, reprove.

Example Sentences

  • “Some countries use history to be moichiach that they have a right to their claims.” (Weiser)

  • “If you can be moichiach that there is a real need, the oilam will contribute to your cause.” (Weiser)

  • “The Mashgiach was moichiach him privately for taking naps during seder.” (Weiser)

  • "Tell me something K, does your “kollel” teach the halochos involved in being mochiach someone?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH מוכיח > Y מוכיח moykhiekh 'preacher'

    • 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 moikhiakh, to be moykhiakh, to be moychiach

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