• n. An obnoxious, contemptible person.

Example Sentences

  • "Since I've spent so much time with him, I can really see why people think he's such a menuvl."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y מנוּװל menuvl

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      menuvel, menivel, menivl

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