• adj. Of high quality; tremendous.

  • adj. Frightful, awesome.

Example Sentences

  • “I saw a moiradik picture of Niagara Falls. You can practically hear the water.” (Weiser)

  • "Jews are moiradik. I am amazed by our generation. I think it's a wonderful generation." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y מוראדיק moyredik

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      moiradike, moyradik, moyradike


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