Definitions of yenta
  1. noun
    (Yiddish) a vulgar shrew; a shallow coarse termagant
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    type of:
    shrew, termagant
    a scolding nagging bad-tempered woman
  2. noun
    (Yiddish) a woman who talks too much; a gossip unable to keep a secret; a woman who spreads rumors and scandal
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    type of:
    gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, newsmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger
    a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
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