Dictionary.com

Mordecai

[ mawr-di-kahy, mawr-di-key-ahy ]
/ ˈmɔr dɪˌkaɪ, ˌmɔr dɪˈkeɪ aɪ /
Save This Word!

noun
the cousin and guardian of Esther who delivered the Jews from the destruction planned by Haman. Esther 2–8.
a male given name.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Mordecai in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Mordecai (1 of 2)

Mordecai1
/ (ˌmɔːdəˈkaɪ, ˈmɔːdəˌkaɪ) /

noun
Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2–9)

British Dictionary definitions for Mordecai (2 of 2)

Mordecai2
/ (ˌmɔːdəˈkaɪ, ˈmɔːdəˌkaɪ) /

noun
Old Testament the cousin of Esther who averted a massacre of the Jews (Esther 2–9)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK