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meshugaas

[ mish-uh-gahs ]
/ ˌmɪʃ əˈgɑs /
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noun Slang.
foolishness; insanity; senselessness.
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Origin of meshugaas

1905–10; <Yiddish meshugas<Hebrew məshuggāʿ
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