• n. A paragon, someone with good qualities.

  • adj. Perfect.

Example Sentences

  • “The Rav is such a mushlam that people observe his every move, hoping to learn how to improve themselves.” (Weiser)

  • "You're paying them a monthly premium for the privilege of membership, and you can get discounts on things and perks, like the ability to see a mushlam doctor for much less than the cost of going private." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH מושלם > Y מושלם mushlem

    • 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


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