noun: A decent, upright, honorable person.
Yiddish mentsh (man, human being)
“A mensch is a good man, a loyal man, an honest man. A mensch is the answer to the question, ‘What do women really want from men?’ … A mensch is not usually interested in fame. … A mensch is a veterinarian who will meet you at his office late at night when your cat is sick.”
Ira Wood; The Kitchen Man; Leapfrog Press; 1998.
Source : A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg
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