• n. Tattling; gossip.

Example Sentences

  • "Tell me again what she said about me—no, don't, it's just rechilut." (Glinert)

  • "This article is about a horrible incident that is occurring in our Torah community that must be stopped immediately. It is Lashon Hara, rechilus, and Motzai Shem Rah about a remarkable Yeshiva." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH רכילות rekhilut > Y רכילות rekhiles

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      rechilus, rekhilut, rekhilus, rechiles, rekhiles

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