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meshuganas

meshuganas is a plural form of meshugana

meshugana (tomfool)

Definition:

a crazy fool

Class:

person noun (people)

Plural:

meshuganas

Type of:

tomfool » simpleton » person » organism

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

meshuggeneh [Yiddish] | meshuggener [Yiddish]

Definition references  (+images)

Random House Dictionary:

meshugana [slang] | meshuggana | meshuggener

a crazy person. (3 of 12 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/meshugana

Wikipedia:

List of English words of Yiddish origin

many of which have entered the English language by way of American English. Spelling of some of these Yiddish language words may be variable. Many of these words are more common in the entertainment industry, via vaudeville, the Catskills/Borscht Belt,... (40 of 3133 words, pronunciation, 9 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/List of English words of Yiddish origin

Collins Dictionary:

meshuggeneh | meshuggenah

an insane or stupid person (5 of 171 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/meshuggeneh

American Heritage Dictionary:

meshuggeneh | meshuggener [sense-specific]

Crazy; senseless. | One who is crazy. (6 of 26 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/meshuggeneh

New World Dictionary:

meshugeneh | meshuggeneh | meshuganah | meshugener [sense-specific]

"meshuga" | a crazy, eccentric, or foolish person (7 of 21 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/meshugeneh

Oxford Dictionary:

meshuggener [North American, informal]

a mad or foolish person (5 of 47 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/meshuggener

Wiktionary:

meshuggener | meshuggeners [plural] | meshugenah [sense-specific] | meshugener [sense-specific] | meshugganer [sense-specific]

Crazy, insane. | A madman; a crazy person, a nutter. (9 of 23 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/meshuggener

Merriam-Webster:

meshuggener

a foolish or crazy person (5 of 20 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/meshuggener

Britannica Encyclopedia:

muggins [domino game] | all fives [synonym]

domino game similar to the regular drawing game except for the rule that if a player can play a piece that makes the sum of the open-end pips on the ... (30 of 262 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/660976​/muggins

Columbia Encyclopedia:

sap

fluid in plants consisting of water and dissolved substances. Cell sap refers to this fluid present in the large vacuole, or cell cavity, that ... (24 of 311 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0843623​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

muggins [British, humorous]

a stupid person: often used to describe yourself when you have done something silly or when you feel you are being treated unfairly (23 of 57 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/muggins

Macmillan British Dictionary:

tomfool [informal, dated]

not sensible (2 of 27 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/tomfool

Encarta Dictionary:

meshuggener [slang, insulting] | meshugana: meshuganas [plural] | meshuganas [plural] | meshugana

somebody considered to be entirely unreasonable or thoughtless (8 of 39 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861629421​/definition​.html  [offline]

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