Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Crazy; senseless.
  • noun One who is crazy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (Yiddish) a crazy fool
  • adjective senseless; crazy

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Yiddish meshugener, meshugene, masculine and feminine sing. of meshuge; see meshuga.]

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