• n. A hotshot.

  • v. To act like a hotshot.

Example Sentences

  • “The tut zich's pants almost fell down while he was running around with those heavy keys and that walkie-talkie." (Weiser)

  • “Before Purim, the bochrim tut zich to get the best costumes.” (Weiser)

  • "Leiby is such a tut-zich." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • טוט זיך tut zikh

    • 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

      tut zikh, toot zich, toot zikh

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