mitnagged

noun, often capitalized mit·nag·ged \ˌmitnäˈged, miˈsnägə̇d\
variants: or

misnagid

\miˈsnägə̇d\

Definition of mitnagged

plural

mitnaggedim

or

mitnagdim

\ˌmitnäg(ə)ˈdēm, miˈsnägdə̇m\ or

misnagdim

\miˈsnägdə̇m\
  1. 1 :  an orthodox Jew especially in eastern Europe opposed to the teachings of the Hasidim

  2. 2 :  a non-Hasid

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Origin and Etymology of mitnagged

New Hebrew mithnāggēd & Yiddish misnaged, from Hebrew mithnāggēd opposing, opponent


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