(also tzimmes or tzimmis)
Definition of tsimmes in English:
noun (plural same)
1A Jewish stew of sweetened vegetables or vegetables and fruit, sometimes with meat.
- A sweet carrot stew called a tzimmes is often served.
- He mentioned a trip to New York where he went to the oldest Jewish restaurant in the city hoping to eat one of his favorite dishes, tzimmis [a carrot-based stew].
- Grandma Ida fusses obsessively over dishes as consecrated as any Divine law: matzo balls, sweetest carrot tzimmes, potato kugel, the lightest sponge cake.
1.1A fuss or muddle: why are you making such a tsimmes?
More example sentences
- It is time also for Commonweal to make a policy of asking someone at Fordham or Columbia or NYU to read the technical appendix of a book and determine the adequacy of the sample design before it decides to make a gantze tsimmes out of it.
- For almost four years now, plaintiff and her attorneys have been subjected to the constant kvetching by defendants' counsel, who have made a big tsimmes about the quantity and quality of plaintiff's responses to discovery requests.
- It seems to me that it is the press and the political pundits that are making such a tsimmes out of the money raised.
Definition of tsimmes in:
- US English dictionary
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