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


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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“Lubavitcher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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