Definition of dybbuk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɪbʊk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪbʊk//
(pl. dybbuks, dybbukim
BrE BrE//ˈdɪbʊkɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɪbʊkɪm//
(in Jewish stories)
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an evil spirit that enters the body of a living person Word Originfrom Yiddish dibek, from Hebrew dibbūq, from dāb̲aq ‘cling’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dybbuk