Definition of maggid in English:

maggid

noun

  • An itinerant Jewish preacher.

    • ‘The chassidic master, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, gave this Mishnah a novel interpretation.’
    • ‘Rabbi Twerski says that a Talmid asked the Maggid of Mezeritch how one can fulfill the edict of this Gemara.’
    • ‘Incidentally, the great psychologist Carl G. Jung, nearing his death, said that all of his advances in psychology were pre-empted by Rabbi Dov Ber, which gives you an idea of the Maggid's intellectual prowess.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Hebrew maggīḏ narrator.

Pronunciation:

maggid

/ˈmɑːɡɪd/