mashugana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish משוגענער (meshugener)

Noun[edit]

mashugana (countable and uncountable, plural mashuganas)

  1. nonsense; silliness; craziness; garbage
  2. (derogatory) A person who is 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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