[neb-ish] /ˈnɛb ɪʃ/
a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person.
1905, nebbich, from Yiddish (used as a Yiddish word in American English from 1890s), from a Slavic source akin to Czech neboh “poor, unfortunate,” literally “un-endowed,” from Proto-Slavic *ne-bogu-, with negative prefix (see un- (1)) + PIE *bhag- “to share out, apportion” (see -phagous).
Having the character of a nebbish: plays a nebbishy student who acquires telekinetic powers/ Paul Reiser stars as a nebbishy playwright
A person without charm, interesting qualities, talent, etc; wimp: ”Nebbish” is simply the one in the crowd that you always forget to introduce/ Don’t be a nebbish/ poor little nebs like Julian
[1941+; fr Yiddish fr Czech neboky]
/ˈneɪbəˌlʊŋ/ noun 1. a breed of cat with a long body, long silky bluish hair, and a plumelike tail
[Sephardic Hebrew nuh-vee-eem; Ashkenazic Hebrew nuh-vee-im] /Sephardic Hebrew nə viˈim; Ashkenazic Hebrew nəˈvi ɪm/ noun, Hebrew. 1. . [Sephardic Hebrew nuh-vee-eem; Ashkenazic Hebrew nuh-vee-im] /Sephardic Hebrew nə viˈim; Ashkenazic Hebrew nəˈvi ɪm/ noun, Hebrew. 1. the Prophets, being the second of the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament.
1. . northeast by north
[nee-boh] /ˈni boʊ/ noun 1. Mt. See under . /ˈniːbəʊ/ noun 1. Mount Nebo, a mountain in Jordan, northeast of the Dead Sea: the highest point of a ridge known as Pisgah, from which Moses viewed the Promised Land just before his death (Deuteronomy 34:1). Height: 802 m (2631 ft) proclaimer; prophet. (1.) A Chaldean […]