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tsuris

noun tsu·ris \ˈtsü-ris, ˈtsu̇r-is\\ˈtsȯr-is\

Definition of tsuris



Variants of tsuris

also tsouris play \ˈtsü-ris, ˈtsu̇r-is\ or tsoris play \ˈtsȯr-is\

Origin of tsuris

Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore trouble, distress, from Hebrew ṣārāh


First Known Use: 1901


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