Rebbetzin meaning

rebitsin
(Judaism) The wife of a rabbi.
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The definition of a rebbetzin is the wife of a rabbi or Jewish spiritual leader.

An example of a rebbetzin is the woman in a village who ran the mikvah, or ritual bath.

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The wife of a rabbi.
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(Judaism) Mrs.
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Origin of rebbetzin

  • From Yiddish רביצין (rebetsin), from Hebrew רב (rebbe, “master") plus Slavic -itsa (feminine suffix) plus Yiddish ־ין (-in) (feminine suffix).
    From Wiktionary