Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 04/26/17 Mensch

Mensch (noun)
mensch [mench]


noun, plural menschen [men-chuh n], mensches. Informal.
1. a decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.



Origin: 1950-55; < Yiddish mentsh man, human being < Middle High German mensch (German Mensch), Old High German mennisco, mannisco; see man, -ish

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