Definition of simcha in English:

simcha

noun

  • A Jewish private party or celebration.

    • ‘This was no longer a simcha [celebration] whose essence you attempted to capture on film.’
    • ‘Families come together to celebrate holidays and simchas, joyous occasions.’
    • ‘When you celebrate your simcha abroad, give your guests Made-In-Israel personalized favors.’
    • ‘Seven years ago, Rabbi Weinberg was visiting his family for a simcha in Atlanta.’
    social gathering, gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social
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Origin

From Hebrew śimḥāh ‘rejoicing’.

Pronunciation

simcha

/ˈsimCHə/