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

  • n. Slang Variants of meshugaas.

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  • n. (Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity


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  • Nothing will ever make them quit with this mishegaas except fatigue, and mockery, and a new conspiracy to chase.

    What You Know That Isn’t So

  • But the noted scholar Leo Rosten provides alternative spellings of "mishegoss" and "mishegaas."

    Beasts of Burden: Long Bikes and Shiny Riders

  • But as a lower-court judge, there's a limit to the mishegaas he can wreak.

    Shnook & Shnook

  • Steiger plays him as a moody and sensitive loner burdened by the whole mishegaas of Russian history.


  • No Mobius posts about the mishegaas at Isabella Freedman?

    Mishegaas | Jewschool

  • Yes, it’s mishegaas, but if it brings people into the city to spend time there and to spend money there, then incorrect’s right - that’s what city hall is for.

    HaSukkah-Rya | Jewschool


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  • Also spelled mishegas, meshugaas, mishegoss.

    April 12, 2011

  • ?i??e??a?

    November 14, 2008