Definition of mensch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//menʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//menʃ//
(North American English, informal)
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a good person, especially somebody who does something kind or helpful Word Origin 1930s: Yiddish mensh, from German Mensch, literally ‘person’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mensch