meshugge

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From Yiddish משוגע ‎(meshuge, crazy), from Hebrew מְשׁוּגָּע ‎(m'shugá, crazy), a form of שׁוּגַּע ‎(shugá, be driven mad) and שִׁיגַּע ‎(shigá, drive mad). First came into use in English around 1880.

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meshugge ‎(comparative more meshugge, superlative most meshugge)

  1. crazy, mad, senseless, insane
    That meshugge boy changed lanes on the highway without even looking!

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