noun, often capitalized
mit·​nag·​ged | \ˌmitnäˈged, miˈsnägə̇d\
variants: or misnagid \miˈsnägə̇d \
plural mitnaggedim or mitnagdim\ˌmitnäg(ə)ˈdēm, miˈsnägdə̇m \ or misnagdim\miˈsnägdə̇m \

Definition of mitnagged 

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

2 : a non-Hasid

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History and Etymology for mitnagged

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

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