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Yiddish - Meddler, gossiper, meddlesome, busybody, nuisance. Mostly Judaic and female.
Those three Yentas keep trying to set me up with their grandsons.
by Mario Rogic January 15, 2003
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Just as there are bad witches and good witches, so there are good yentas and bad yentas. A good yenta provides you knowledge and wisdom about everything and a bad yenta is just an annoyance and gossip.
Good yenta - My aunt is such a yenta, I called her about where to find a classy new outfit but at a cheap price and she knew just where to go.

Bad yenta - Don't tell my mother-in-law anything confidential, she'll just spread it around.
by E. Kramer September 13, 2005
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1) Yiddish word which describes an old woman who is a matchmaker - a Yentle.(Ref. Fiddler on the Roof) 2) In modern use the meaning has become that of an annoying old hag.
1) My parents are going to the Yentle tonight to negotiate the dowry.

2) That fucking Jessica, she's such a fucking Yenta, telling everybody I slept with Tony.
by Albert March 01, 2005
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That fucking annoying lady that never stops talking. Usually a friend of your mom's.
``Mom'', I said, ``If you ever turn into that kind of yenta, I will have to kill you.''
by joshua_ November 30, 2003
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