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- noun A
madman; a crazy person, a nutter.
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- adjective senseless; crazy
- noun (Yiddish) a crazy fool
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The meshuggener from our street who used to bully you.
Tsedraiter Ike—himself named after a weakness of the brain that was nearly but not quite the same as that suffered by a meshuggener.
I told you not to read that Dostoyevsky and that meshuggener Kafka when you were fifteen. "
She said, “This Sandy sounds like a meshuggener (Yiddish for a crazy person).
After two hours persuading myself I didn’t care where the meshuggener had got to, I thought I had better go and look for him.