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Meshuggener

Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 05, 2001

In Reply to: Description posted by ZZ on April 05, 2001

: HELP PLEASE!
: Can anyone tell me the descriptive word that sounds similar to mashooganar or masugarnah as heard a few times in American movies and what it means and the origin.
: Thanks.

One entry found for meshuggener.
Main Entry: me·shug·gen·er
Pronunciation: -'shu-g&-n&r
Function: noun
Etymology: Yiddish meshugener, from meshuge
Date: 1900
: a foolish or crazy person