Definition of Yenta

1. Noun. (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant.

Category relationships: Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Shrew, Termagant



2. Noun. (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal.
Category relationships: Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Gossip, Gossiper, Gossipmonger, Newsmonger, Rumormonger, Rumourmonger

Definition of Yenta

1. Noun. a woman who meddles in the business of others; a busybody; a woman gossip; a gossipmonger ¹

2. Noun. a matchmaker; a woman who specializes in finding spouses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Yenta

1. a gossipy woman [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Yenta

yelpings
yelps
yelpt
yelpy
yelt
yelts
yelve
yelves
yem
yeman
yen
yenite
yenned
yenning
yens
yenta (current term)
yentas
yente
yentes
yeo
yeoman
yeoman's service
yeoman of the chamber
yeoman of the guard
yeoman service
yeomanette
yeomanettes
yeomanlike
yeomanly
yeomanries

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