mashugana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish משוגענער (meshugener)

Noun[edit]

mashugana (plural mashuganas)

  1. nonsense, silliness, craziness, garbage (as in useless)
  2. (pejorative) A person who is nonsensical, silly or crazy; a jackass
    • 1986. Allen Ginsberg, Bill Morgan. Kanreki: a tribute to Allen Ginsberg‎, Page 37[1]
      I seemed to attract old flower children and new age holistic eastern mystic 'mashuganas' .

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