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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.]
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vb (tr)
to mention
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Noun1.mensh - a decent responsible person with admirable characteristicsmensh - 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
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"It's the Faberge Egg of the textile world," said Karen Mensh, vice president of woven product for Bloomcraft a division of P/ Kaufman.
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He or she fails to qualify as a "mensh," a Yiddish word for a person who treats others with respect and dignity and who negotiates the social world with zest and compassion.
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Now that Gav's tales of Grand Slam binges, spats with Brian O'Driscoll and chatting up Charlotte in Chip Alley have strutted across the shelves, there may be room for a few more publications to get a mensh.