medakdeik

Alternative Spellings

medakdek, m'dakdeik

Definitions

  • "Thorough or painstaking; avoiding error by virtue of the care exercised: CAREFUL." (Weiser) exacting, precise

Example Sentences

  • "She was very medakdeik in her dissertation research--every source was precisely quoted and referenced."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

מדקדק

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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