noun, plural Gab·ba·im [Sephardic Hebrew gah-bah-eem; Ashkenazic Hebrew gah-bahy-im] /Sephardic Hebrew gɑ bɑˈim; Ashkenazic Hebrew gɑˈbaɪ ɪm/, English Gab·bais. (sometimes lowercase) Hebrew.
Origin of Gabbai
Examples from the Web for gabbai
Shame on you—you a Gabbai (treasurer) of the Great Synagogue.The King of Schnorrers|Israel Zangwill
There was a burst of laughter, to the Gabbai's great astonishment.
You're the first Gabbai I ever knew who was satisfied with his balance-sheet.
He heaved a deep sigh at his own hypocrisy, and the Gabbai sighed in response.Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill
Then S. Cohn felt not only Gabbai, but town councillor again.