Definition of Dibbuk

1. Noun. (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior.

Exact synonyms: Dybbuk
Category relationships: Folklore, Judaism
Generic synonyms: Daemon, Daimon, Demon, Devil, Fiend



Definition of Dibbuk

1. Noun. (alternative form of dybbuk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dibbuk

1. dybbuk [n -BUKS or -BUKIM] - See also: dybbuk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dibbuk

dibasic sodium phosphate
dibasicity
dibbed
dibber
dibbers
dibbing
dibble
dibbled
dibbler
dibblers
dibbles
dibbling
dibbly-dobbler
dibbly-dobblers
dibbs
dibbuk (current term)
dibbukim
dibbuks
dibekacin
dibenamine
dibenzazepine
dibenzazepines
dibenzepin hydrochloride
dibenzheptropine
dibenzheptropine citrate
dibenzimidazole
dibenzimidazoles
dibenzo
dibenzocycloheptenes
dibenzodiazepine

Literary usage of Dibbuk

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1. The Drama of Transition: Native and Exotic Playcraft by Isaac Goldberg (1922)
"I believe Der dibbuk should be sharply distinguished from those plays in ... For cases similar to that of the dibbuk under discussion are familiar to ..."

2. Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or Philosophical by Victoria Institute (Great Britain) (1902)
"Such a spirit is called by the Jews dibbuk, something that cleaves or stick*. 6. Fevers of various kinds are exceedingly frequent in Mediterranean countries ..."

3. Annual Reportby American-Scandinavian Foundation by American-Scandinavian Foundation (1916)
"... KFUM Chorus Lina Sandell: Tryggare Kan ingen vara — KFUM Chorus FA Reisiger: En Sangers bon — KFUM Chorus Moses Pergament: "dibbuk", Fantasy for violin ..."

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