Definition of Zelig in English:
A person who is able to change their appearance, behavior, or attitudes, so as to be comfortable in any situation: a financial Zelig, he was the only man to advise all four of the major networks on deals in one year
More example sentences
- He felt he had to become a Zelig character, redefine himself to accommodate this new reality.
1980s: from the name of Leonard Zelig, the chameleonic subject of Woody Allen's film Zelig (1983).
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