badchan

noun bad·chan \ˈbätḵən, -ädḵ-\
variants: or

badhan

or

badchen

\ˈbätḵən, -ädḵ-\

Definition of badchan

plural

badchanim

or

badhanim

or

badchens

  1. :  a professional jester and topical minstrel especially at Jewish wedding celebrations

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Origin and Etymology of badchan

Hebrew badḥān


First Known Use: 1900


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