Definition of shidduch in English:

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shidduch

Pronunciation: /ˈSHidəKH/ /SHiˈdo͞oKH/

noun (plural shidduchim /ˌSHido͞oˈKHēm/)

A Jewish arranged marriage.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, I cannot speak publicly about it because it will affect ‘shidduchim‘.
  • Now I've been on a lot of shidduchim (tr: plural word for arranged meetings with a view to marriage) in my life, and not all of my own volition.
  • Turns out that I've done a football shidduch - T is a season ticket holder and has a spare ticket for Monday's big match, and P is a big fan.

Origin

Late 19th century: Yiddish, from Hebrew šiddūḵ 'negotiation (of a marriage)'.

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