noun plural shidduchim (ʃɪˈduːxɪm) Judaism

  1. an arranged marriage
  2. the arrangement of a marriage
any negotiated agreement

Word Origin for shidduch

from Hebrew: see shadchan
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Examples from the Web for shidduch

Historical Examples of shidduch

  • I didn't even got the opportunity to tell him who the Shidduch was.

  • Why, I can find you a Shidduch (marriage) that will keep you in clover the rest of your life.'

    Ghetto Comedies

    Israel Zangwill