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1. megillah

noun. (Yiddish) a long boring tediously detailed account.

Synonyms

  • report

Antonyms

  • indirect discourse
  • credit

Etymology

  • מגילה (Hebrew)
  • מגילע (Yiddish)

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2. Megillah

noun. (Judaism) the scroll of parchment that contains the biblical story of Esther; traditionally read in synagogues to celebrate Purim.

Synonyms

  • roll

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil

Example sentences of the word megillah


1. Noun, singular or mass
The festival involves the reading of the Book of Esther, which the Jewish people call the “megillah,” partaking in a special feast and sending special foods to friends.

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