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mensch

[ mench ]
/ mɛntʃ /
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noun, plural mensch·en [men-chuhn], /ˈmɛn tʃən/, mensch·es.Informal.

a decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.

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Origin of mensch

First recorded in 1910–15; from Yiddish mentsh “man, human being,” from Middle High German mensch (German Mensch ), from Old High German mennisco, mannisco; see man, -ish1
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