variants or meshuga or meshugge or meshuge
: mentally unbalanced : crazy

Word History


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

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meshugga was in 1885

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“Meshugga.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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