meshugga

adjective
me·​shug·​ga
variants: or meshuga or meshugge or meshuge \ mə̇ˈshu̇gə \

Definition of meshugga

: mentally unbalanced : crazy

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First Known Use of meshugga

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for meshugga

meshugga or meshuga from Hebrew mĕshuggāʽ; meshugge or meshuge from Yiddish meshuge, from Hebrew mĕshuggāʽ

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“Meshugga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meshugga. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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