- A stew of vegetables or fruits cooked slowly over very low heat.
- Informal A state of confusion.
Origin of tsimmesYiddish tsimes Middle High German ze, zuo to, for ( from Old High German; see de- in Indo-European roots.)Middle High German imbiz light meal ( from Old High German) ( from enbizzan to eat ) ( in in ; see en in Indo-European roots.) ( bīzan, bizzan to bite ; see bheid- in Indo-European roots.)
- Alternative spelling of tzimmes.