Associations to the word «Rabbi»


RABBI, noun. A Jewish scholar or teacher of halacha (Jewish law), capable of making halachic decisions.
RABBI, noun. A Jew who is or is qualified to be the leader of a Jewish congregation.
RABBI, noun. (police) (slang) A senior officer who acts as a mentor.

Dictionary definition

RABBI, noun. Spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law.
RABBI, noun. A Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley