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Definition of "meshuga" [meshuga]

  • Slang Crazy; senseless. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "meshuga" in a sentence
  • "Once you're aware of this meshuga (crazy) food on your plate, you may wonder why no one bothered to tell you that there are flounder parts (or RoundUp) in your Chopped Salad?"
  • "Jamie Lee Curtis, Curtis 'daughter from his first marriage with "Psycho" actress Janet Leigh, teared up as she described a man who was, she said, "a little meshuga" – Yiddish for crazy – but always full of life."
  • "With the advent of radio in the 1920's and 1930's America entered it's next phase of new media meshuga."
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