[ ah-ley-khem ]
/ ɑˈleɪ xɛm /
Sho·lom [shaw-luh m] /ˈʃɔ ləm/or Sho·lem [shoh-lem, -luh m] /ˈʃoʊ lɛm, -ləm/or Sha·lom [shah-lohm] /ʃɑˈloʊm/, pen name of Solomon Rabinowitz,1859–1916, Russian author of Yiddish novels, plays, and short stories; in the U.S. from 1906.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for aleichem
Aleichem became one of the most popular Jewish authors of the time, hailed as the Jewish Mark Twain.
British Dictionary definitions for aleichem
/ (ɑːˈleɪçɛm) /
Sholom, real name Solomon Rabinowitz. 1859–1916, US Jewish writer, born in Russia. His works include Tevye the Milkman, which was adapted for the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof
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