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meshuga

[muh-shoo g-uh] /məˈʃʊg ə/
adjective, Slang.
1.
crazy; insane.
Also, meshugga.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Yiddish meshuge < Hebrew məshuggāʿ
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British Dictionary definitions for meshugga

meshuga

/mɪˈʃʊɡə/
adjective
1.
crazy
Word Origin
from Hebrew
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Word Origin and History for meshugga

meshuga

adj.

"mad, crazy, stupid," 1892, from Hebrew meshugga, part. of shagag "to go astray, wander." The adjective has forms meshugener, meshugenah before a noun.

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Slang definitions & phrases for meshugga

mean green

noun phrase

Money: Mean green won out over neighborhood purity in the end (1970s+ Black)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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