Definition of mensch
: a person of integrity and honor
menschyplay \ˈmen(t)-shē\ adjective
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Like Jenny’s mensch, the Kia Stinger is a little ballsy, from the cartoonish name to the swagger in its styling to the hatchback body to the rear-drive platform.
Whether the mensch will provide enough luck to propel Israel to the second round is unclear.
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Origin and Etymology of mensch
Yiddish mentsh human being, from Middle High German mensch, from Old High German mennisco; akin to Old English man human being, man
First Known Use: 1856See Words from the same year
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