[ loo-buh-vich-er, loo-bah-vi-cher ]
/ ˈlu bəˌvɪtʃ ər, luˈbɑ vɪ tʃər /


a member of a missionary Hasidic movement founded in the 1700s by Rabbi Shneour Zalman of Lyady.


of or relating to the Lubavitchers or their movement.

Origin of Lubavitcher

< Yiddish lubavitsher, equivalent to Lubavitsh (< Byelorussian Lyubavichi) a town which was the center of the movement, 1813–1915 + -er -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019