noun drei·del \ˈdrā-dəl\

Definition of DREIDEL

:  a 4-sided toy marked with Hebrew letters and spun like a top in a game of chance
:  a children's game of chance played especially at Hanukkah with a dreidel

Variants of DREIDEL

drei·del also dreidl \ˈdrā-dəl\

Illustration of DREIDEL

Origin of DREIDEL

Yiddish dreydl, from dreyen to turn, from Middle High German drǣjen, from Old High German drāen — more at throw
First Known Use: 1916

Rhymes with DREIDEL


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