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n. "An upright, honorable, decent person." (Rosten)
"Robert is such a mensch. Not only does he volunteer at the old age home, but he even goes out of his way to help his friends move."
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מענטש mentsh 'man, human being; responsible/mature person'
mentsch, mensh, mench, mentsh, mentch
Information about the history and current use of this word can be found in a Moment Magazine article. See also menschlich and menschlichkeit.
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