Definitions for yentaˈyɛn tə

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  1. yenta(noun)

    (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant

  2. yenta(noun)

    (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal


  1. yenta(Noun)

    a woman who meddles in the business of others; a busybody; a woman gossip; a gossipmonger

  2. yenta(Noun)

    a matchmaker; a woman who specializes in finding spouses.

  3. Origin: From the .

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