tsekrochen

Alternative Spellings

tsekrokhen, tsekrokhn, sekrochen, serkrokhen, tzekrokhn, tzekrochen

Definitions

  • slovenly, [feeling] feeble or fragile, usually owing to minor illness or a night of excess.

Example Sentences

  • "Not sure I'm going to into work today. Feeling a bit tsekrochen after last night."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

צעקראָכן tsekrókhn 'worn out, gone to pieces; slovenly; weak, meek'

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

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