Dreidel Definition

drādl
dreidels
noun
A small top with Hebrew letters on each of four sides, spun in a game played by children, esp. during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
Webster's New World
The game using this top.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Dreidel

Noun

Singular:
dreidel
Plural:
dreidels

Origin of Dreidel

  • Yiddish dreydl from dreyen to turn from Middle High German dræjen from Old High German drāen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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