Dictionary

meshuga

adjective me·shuga \mə-ˈsh-gə\

Definition of MESHUGA

:  crazy, foolish

Variants of MESHUGA

me·shuga or me·shug·ge also me·shug·ah or me·shug·gah \mə-ˈsh-gə\

Examples of MESHUGA

  1. <when your mother is meshuga like his was, a lifetime of therapy is pretty much a foregone conclusion>

Origin of MESHUGA

Yiddish meshuge, from Hebrew mĕshuggāʽ
First Known Use: 1885

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: meshuggenerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: mesh (verb)All Words Near: meshuga
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears