- a Jew of Spanish, Portuguese, or North African descent
- (loosely) any Oriental Jew
Derived forms of SephardiSephardic, adjective
Word Origin for Sephardi
Words nearby Sephardi
How to use Sephardi in a sentence
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, master of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, dithered about which of his sons to run for Sephardi chief rabbi.
But the most disturbing part of the campaign may be the candidacy of Shmuel Eliahu for Sephardi chief rabbi.
By implying that the last Sephardi poet to warrant commemoration lived 900 years ago, Bibi did not placate critics.For My Money, I'll Take the Al-Kuwaitis|Gershom Gorenberg|May 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His second blunder is a direct result of the first: his alienation of the religious Sephardi party, Shas.Why Israel's Center-left Won’t Block Bibi|Daniel Gavron|January 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But there were other Middle Eastern Jews living at the same time with no conception of Sephardi identity, with no link to Spain.The Mizrahi Jewish “Refugee” Problem|Zachary Smith|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Manasseh added winningly: "I know you are a gentleman, capable of behaving as finely as any Sephardi."
Why should I not permit you, a Tedesco, to return the hospitality to me, a Sephardi?
What have they to say against a Sephardi marrying a Tedesco?
These things are an instinct with every right-minded Sephardi.
What a bad effect it would have on Yankelé if a Sephardi was seen to vow with impunity!