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adj. "Quiet; respectable; well mannered" (Rosten). "middle class"; normal.
"...it wasn't super fancy, just a nice, balabatish wedding."
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This word is used by members of diverse ultra-Orthodox communities which include Litvaks, Chasidim, and others to describe the average member of the community, who is not particularly ideological but rather "normal".
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