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mensch

or mensh  (mĕnsh)
n. pl. mensch·es or mensch·en (mĕn′shən) Informal
A person of integrity and honor.

[Yiddish, human being, mensch, from Middle High German, human being, from Old High German mennisco; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

mensch

(mɛnʃ)
n
informal US a good person

mensch

(mɛntʃ)

n. Informal.
a decent and responsible person.
[1950–55; < Yiddish mentsh man, human being < Middle High German mensch, Old High German mennisco, mannisco; see man, -ish1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mensch - a decent responsible person with admirable characteristicsmensch - a decent responsible person with admirable characteristics
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
good person - a person who is good to other people
References in classic literature ?
Schade dass die Natur nur EINEN Mensch aus Dir schuf, Denn zum wuerdigen Mann war und zum Schelmen der Stoff.
Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach has hired Andreas Mensch as executive chef.
Post-Shark Tank, Moshe the Mensch gets a facelift, TV deal, app and extended product line for his sophomore year
5 Louise Mensch now tweeting on average 280 times a day.
Outspoken Louise Mensch has followed motormouth Katie Hopkins to have a pop at the Welsh singer's anti-austerity stance.
Now Hanukkah has Mensch on a Bench -- not to mention Maccabee on the Mantel.
KAREN Danczuk has beaten her rival Louise Mensch in a poll to find the sexiest women in politics.
BY JAN JOHNSTON, KILMALCOLM Beauty by Louise Mensch Iabsolutely loved this absolutely loved this Inew novel from Louise Mensch - it transports you to a whole different world, making it the perfect "by the pool with a cocktail, thinking you are actually in New York" book.
Amo Geiger versucht, durch die Figuren in seinen Werken erkennen zu lassen, dass der Mensch ein Mensch "mit seiner Vergangenheit, Eigenheit und Wurde" (8) bleibt.
David Cameron, George Osborne, Louise Mensch – all the usual cast of Tory buffoons lining up to see who could pay the greatest tribute to a man who their beloved Thatcher called a "terrorist".
Louise Mensch, the former Conservative MP who gave up serving her constituents for life in New York, has come up with 10 tips for women to follow, that is if they want to really remain "red hot".
The shoes, and a selection of colorful socks, were presented on a plaque reading, "Larry Silverstein, Mensch, whose shoes cannot be filled.