• v. To contradict, gainsay.

Example Sentences

  • “It seems that the Rambam is soiser himself, and the Achroinim give what seem to be only doicheke terutzim." (Weiser)

  • "The gavra is not an issue, l’fi pashtus, because an etzemdike yid who’s mamish considering being soiser his relationship with his friend because of content on an Ipod cannot possibly be tainted by as kleine a zach as an Ipod." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y סותר זײַן soyser zayn

    • 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 soyser

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