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meshugana

[muh-shoo g-uh-nuh] /məˈʃʊg ə nə/
noun, Slang.
1.
a crazy person.
Also, meshuggana, meshuggener
[muh-shoo g-uh-ner] /məˈʃʊg ə nər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Yiddish meshugener, equivalent to meshuga meshuga + epenthetic n + -er -er1
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