What does nebbish mean?

Definitions for nebbishˈnɛb ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nebbish, nebbech(noun)

    (Yiddish) a timid unfortunate simpleton


  1. Nebbish(n.)

    A person who is ineffectual, timid, and often luckless; a person of no significance.

  2. Origin: [Yiddish, nebekh poor, unfortunate.]


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nebbish in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nebbish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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