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Definition of "yenta" []

  • Slang A person, especially a woman, who is meddlesome or gossipy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "yenta" in a sentence
  • "I've been called a yenta, matchmaker and people magnet."
  • "Last time I spoke up I got called a yenta, at Crumbs no less. omg11!"
  • ""Last time I spoke up I got called a yenta, at Crumbs no less.""