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meshugana

[muh-shoo g-uh-nuh]
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noun Slang.
  1. a crazy person.
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Also me·shug·ga·na, me·shug·ge·ner [muh-shoo g-uh-ner] /məˈʃʊg ə nər/.

Origin of meshugana

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