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luftmensch

noun luft·mensch \ˈlft-ˌmen(t)sh\
plural luft·mensch·en \-ˌmen(t)-shən\

Definition of LUFTMENSCH

:  an impractical contemplative person having no definite business or income

Origin of LUFTMENSCH

Yiddish luftmentsh, from luft air + mentsh human being
First Known Use: 1907

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