n. A person (usually a young, Hasidic man) who appears to be religious but is in part or in whole not observant; OR who is observant and wears Hasidic garb, but otherwise behaves like non-Hasidic Orthodox Jews.
"Did you know that Duvid is going to learn at the Mir? What a tuna bagel."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
tuna beygel, tuna beigel, tuna beigl
Used exclusively by Hasidim, usually pronounced "by-gl".
May be analogous with "Modern Chassidish"
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