Klezmer vs Klezmerlike - What's the difference?

klezmer | klezmerlike |

As a noun klezmer

is (countable) a jewish folk musician.

As an adjective klezmerlike is

(rare) resembling klezmer (the musical style).



  • (countable) A Jewish folk musician.
  • (uncountable) A type of popular Jewish folk music especially associated with Ashkenazi cultures.
  • klezmerlike



    (en adjective)
  • (rare) Resembling klezmer (the musical style).
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 10, author=Nate Chinen, title=A Musician Examines His Roots With Ingenuity and Ambivalence, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=His compositions, mostly bearing Yiddish titles and klezmerlike scales, made ingenious use of them. }}