[ soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer ]

noun,plural so·fer·im [soh-fer-im; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fe-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fe-rim]. /ˈsoʊ fər ɪm; Sephardic Hebrew sɔ fɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛ rɪm/. (often initial capital letter)Judaism.

Origin of sofer

From the Hebrew word sōphēr

Words Nearby sofer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sofer in a sentence

  • Moses sofer, on the other hand, was a fanatical zealot and an active heretic-hunter.

  • "Well, poor old George'll have to do his settin' in sofer's store after the third o' June," said the other, chuckling.

    Anderson Crow, Detective | George Barr McCutcheon