- a person of outstanding virtue and piety.
- the leader of a Hasidic group.
Origin of zaddik
Examples from the Web for tzaddik
Historical Examples of tzaddik
He demanded that the Tzaddik be, not a miracle-worker, but a religious teacher.
The profitable calling of Tzaddik became hereditary, passing from father to son and grandson.
He preached that the first duty of the Hasid consists in reverence for the Tzaddik.
The Tzaddik ought to be revered and looked up to as God's messenger and favorite.
The function of the Tzaddik is to serve as mediator between God and the common people.