\ ˈreb How to pronounce reb (audio) \

Definition of reb

 (Entry 1 of 2)

\ ˈreb How to pronounce Reb (audio) \

Definition of Reb (Entry 2 of 2)

: rabbi, mister used as a title

First Known Use of reb

Noun (1)

1862, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reb

Noun (1)

short for rebel

Noun (2)

Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbī my master, rabbi

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“Reb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reb. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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