Definition of meshugaas in English:

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Pronunciation: /mɪˈʃʊɡɑːs/


[mass noun] North American informal
Mad or foolish ideas or behaviour: there’s method in this man’s meshugaas
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  • And while it has thus far been unable to realize a minor profit, at least it has each week conjured the meshugaas of Damian and of Kalvos.
  • My only excuse is that amidst all the meshugaas going on on Wednesday, particularly the fact I was so hung over, I simply made a mistake.
  • The one in Iraq may still read like a success story to a handful of Likudo-fascists, but looks like a stinking meshugaas to the rest of the planet.


Early 20th century: Yiddish, noun from meshuga.

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