meshuga

adjective

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

Example Sentences

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

Word History

Etymology

Yiddish meshuge, from Hebrew mĕshuggāʽ

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meshuga was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Meshuga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meshuga. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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