Definition of meshumad in US English:

meshumad

(also meshummad, meshumed)

noun

Judaism
  • An apostate from Judaism, especially a convert to Christianity.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Yiddish meshumed and its etymon post-biblical Hebrew mĕšummāḏ, participle of šummāḏ to be forced into apostasy.

Pronunciation

meshumad

/məˈʃʊmad/