meshuggener

meshugana

[muh-shoog-uh-nuh]
noun Slang.
a crazy person.
Also, meshuggana, meshuggener [muh-shoog-uh-ner] .


Origin:
1880–85; < Yiddish meshugener, equivalent to meshuga meshuga + epenthetic n + -er -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To meshuggener
WordNet
meshuggener

adjective
1. senseless; crazy [syn: meshugge

noun
1. (Yiddish) a crazy fool [syn: meshuggeneh
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature