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.
But the noted scholar Leo Rosten provides alternative spellings of "mishegoss" and "mishegaas."
But as a lower-court judge, there's a limit to the mishegaas he can wreak.
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?
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.