Definitions for nebbishˈnɛb ɪʃ
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(Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton
A person who is ineffectual, timid, and often luckless; a person of no significance.
Origin: [Yiddish, nebekh poor, unfortunate.]
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.
Origin: From נעביש, from נעבעך.
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