Definition of yeshiva bochur in English:

yeshiva bochur

Pronunciation /jəˌʃiːvə ˈbəʊxə/ /jəˌʃiːvə ˈbɒxə/

noun

  • Chiefly in Jewish usage A student of Talmudic and rabbinical writings at a yeshiva.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Menorah. From yeshiva + bochur, after Yiddish yeshive-bokher.