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In Definitions

What is the Definition of a yenta?

In Yiddish, it was a gossipy woman. Today, it is often used to describe a person who is a matchmaker. This use comes from the Broadway musical, "Fiddler on the Roof." In the m (MORE)
In Yiddish

Is there a male equivalent of the Yiddish word 'yenta'?

There isn't an exact masculine equivalent in Yiddish; "busybody" or "blabbermouth" are gender-neutral English synonyms. The Yiddish word is actually spelled "yente" - pronounc (MORE)
In Definitions

What does the word yenta mean?

Yenta or Yente is a Yiddish female name which is used generically for an old gossip.
In Definitions

What is the definition of the word Yenta?

The definition of the word Yenta is a person, often a woman, who gossips and starts conflict. Some synonyms include but are not limited to: meddler, busy body, gossiper, nuisa (MORE)