• adj. Naive.

  • n. (tmimusdike) A naive, innocent person.

Example Sentences

  • “He's too tmimusdik to have to be able to deal with shtarke, pruste goyim at work.” (Weiser)

  • “He's such a tmimusdike, he can't believe that even some policemen are krum.” (Weiser)

  • "...and before you corrupt the innocent tmimusdik masses, make sure you verify your facts..." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y תּמימותדיק tmimesdik

    • 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

      tmimusdike, tmimesdik, tmimesdike, tmimisdik, tmimisdike

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