meshuga

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

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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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“Meshuga.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meshuggah. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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