medakdeik

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).

      Alternative Spellings

      medakdek, m'dakdeik

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