Meaning of shtreimel in English:

shtreimel

noun

  • Originally and chiefly in Jewish usage: a round, broad-brimmed hat edged with fur worn on the sabbath and holidays by some (especially Hasidic) Jewish men, usually those who are married.

Pronunciation

shtreimel

/ˈʃtreɪm(ə)l/ /ˈʃtrʌɪm(ə)l/

Origin

Early 20th century. From Yiddish shtreiml from Middle High German streimel stripe, strip (Old High German strīmil, strīmel; German (now chiefly regional) Streimel) from strīmo stripe + -il, suffix forming diminutives.