me·​shuga | \ mə-ˈshu̇-gə How to pronounce meshuga (audio) \
variants: or meshugge or less commonly meshugah or meshuggah

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Synonyms & Antonyms for meshuga


balmy, barmy [chiefly British], bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, bughouse [slang], certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, cranky [dialect], crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, fruity [slang], gaga, haywire, insane, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), loony tunes (or looney tunes), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, moonstruck, non compos mentis, nuts, nutty, psycho, psychotic, scatty [chiefly British], screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacko (also whacko), wacky (also whacky), wud [chiefly Scottish]


balanced, compos mentis, sane, sound, uncrazy

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Examples of meshuga in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of meshuga

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meshuga

Yiddish meshuge, from Hebrew mĕshuggāʽ

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The first known use of meshuga was in 1868

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