Definition of haham in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːhəm/
(also chacham)


A spiritual leader among Sephardic Jews, or, more generally, a person learned in Jewish law.
Example sentences
  • And, I believe, with the proper talmid chacham to help one, how could one not be excited to drink their words with thirst?
  • In addition, the Jewish driver brought the talmid chacham directly to the location of the meeting.
  • The chacham asks about the details, and our scripted reply is to talk about these specific legalities.


From Hebrew ḥāḵām 'wise'.

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