Jewish Folklore the spirit of a dead person that enters the body of a living person and possesses it
Origin of dybbukClassical Hebrew (language) dibb?q from d?bhaq, to cleave, hold to
nounpl. dyb·buks, or dyb·buk·im
In Jewish folklore, the wandering soul of a dead person that enters the body of a living person and controls his or her behavior.
Origin of dybbukYiddish dibek from Hebrew dibbūq probably from dābaq to cling dbq