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Definitions of yenta in various dictionaries:

noun - (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew

noun - (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much

A person, especially a woman, who is regarded as meddlesome or gossipy.


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Possible Jeopardy Clues
Take this role in "Fiddler on the Roof"; I wanted to play it, but Bea Arthur's old Broadway costume doesn't fit me
Yiddish for "a gossipy woman", it's derived from a woman's name
Geographic Matches
Yenta, Kaduna, NIGERIA
Yenta description
Yenta or Yente (Yiddish: ) is a Yiddish designation for a woman who is a gentlewoman or noblewoman coming from the Yiddish translation of yenta to genteel/gentle.
* There is a mistaken belief that the word for a Jewish matchmaker is "yenta" or "yente". In reality a Jewish matchmaker is called a shadchan (). The origin of this error is the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof, in which a character named Yente serves as the matchmaker for the village of Anatevka. The Yiddish name "Yente" derives from a word meaning "gentle" or "noble" but it has come to refer to a woman who is a gossip or a busybody, much like the character in the musical.
* In the age of Yiddish theater, it started referring to a busybody or gossipmonger. The word has since become Yinglish (a Yiddish loanword in American Jewish English). In the 1920s Yenta was first popularized by the humorist Jacob Adler (not the actor Jacob P. Adler) writing under his pen name B. Kovner, in which he created the character Yenta, and featured Y
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