adj. Having to do with or dictated by the Talmud.
adj. (Of a debate) complex and many-sided.
"They had a Talmudic discussion about what toys were intended for boys and what toys were intended for girls." (in a radio show called "This American Life;" story about gay fathers whose son doesn't want them to get married.)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb תלמוד + English suffix -ic (or a loan via Yiddish תּלמודיש talmúdish)
- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
- North America
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