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also me·shug·ga  (mə-sho͝og′ə)
adj. Slang
Crazy; senseless.

[Yiddish meshuge, from Hebrew məšuggā', participle of šugga', to be mad; see šgʕ in Semitic roots.]


[from Hebrew]


(məˈʃʊg ə)

adj. Slang.
crazy; insane.
[1880–85; < Yiddish meshuge < Hebrew məshuggā‘]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.meshuga - senselessmeshuga - senseless; crazy      
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
impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
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The Ethiopian Consul General in Dubai, Meshuga Arta Moach, was speaking after the death of 25-year-old Azeri Abebe, last Thursday, from injuries sustained in the blast at her employer's home in Dubai.
She's driving me meshuga with all her memos to Schultz insisting we no longer give the children graham crackers after recess and instead provide granola bars and dried fruit.
Conservative writer David Horowitz recently called liberal Jews who support Islamists "Jews for Cutting Their Own Heads Off" and blogger Don Feder called liberal Jews "Temple Beit Meshuga," (beit meshugaim means "insane asylum" in Hebrew - ed.