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meshuga

or me·shug·ga

[ muh-shoog-uh ]
/ məˈʃʊg ə /
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adjective Slang.

crazy; insane.

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Origin of meshuga

1880–85; <Yiddish meshuge<Hebrew məshuggāʿ
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British Dictionary definitions for meshuga

meshuga
/ Yiddish (mɪˈʃʊɡə) /

adjective

crazy

Word Origin for meshuga

from Hebrew
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