A mensch is a someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character. The key to being "a real mensch" is nothing less than character, rectitude, dignity, a sense of what is right, responsible, decorous. (Rosten, Leo. 1968. The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Pocket Books. 237)
by Abe Rubenstein April 22, 2007
by Aimee January 18, 2004
An upstanding, worthy, honorable adult person of either sex. Fr. German and Yiddish for "human being." Cf. Chinese jin, literally "man" but with similar meaning.
by Octopod November 08, 2003
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by Ben Dover 2 August 07, 2008
Humans are mensch
by Evil Princess Sara November 14, 2003
Martha Stewart has emerged a mensch.
by Theresa March 04, 2005