ultraorthodox

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See also: ultra-Orthodox

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ultra- +‎ orthodox

Adjective[edit]

ultraorthodox (comparative more ultraorthodox, superlative most ultraorthodox)

  1. Very orthodox, chiefly among Jewish sects.
    • 2008 January 13, Marilyn Stasio, “Loathe Thy Neighbor”, in New York Times[1]:
      But the Schapens do provide much black humor by breeding the “perfect red heifer” referred to in the Old Testament, creating an international storm that ensnares both fundamentalist Christians and ultraorthodox Jews.