Definitions for nebbishˈnɛb ɪʃ

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  1. nebbish, nebbech(noun)

    (Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton


  1. nebbish(Noun)

    One who is fearful and timid, especially in making decisions and plans, in discussions, debates, arguments, and confrontations, and in taking responsibility.

    Actor Rick Moranis often plays a nebbish.

  2. nebbish(Noun)

    A loser.

  3. Origin: From נעביש, from נעבעך.


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