Lubavitcher

noun

Lu·​ba·​vitch·​er ˈlü-bə-ˌvi-chər How to pronounce Lubavitcher (audio) lü-ˈbä- How to pronounce Lubavitcher (audio)
: a member of a Hasidic sect founded by Schneur Zalman of Lyady in the late 18th century
Lubavitcher adjective

Word History

Etymology

Yiddish lyubavitsher, from Lyubavitsh, town in Belarus

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lubavitcher was in 1954

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Cite this Entry

“Lubavitcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lubavitcher. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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