• adj. Brokenhearted.

  • adj. Dissapointed.

Example Sentences

  • “He was really tzubrochen when he lost his money.” (Weiser)

  • “He was tzubrochen because he failed his driving test.” (Weiser)

  • "Tragedy. I’m totally tzubrochen." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • צעבראָכן tsebrokhn

    • 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

      tzubrochene, tsubrochen, tsubrochene, tzubrokhen, tzubrokhene, tsubrokhen, tsubrokene

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