Any idea what ‘Luftmensch’ means?

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We found this Yiddish word on a website among a batch of unusual and hard to pronounce foreign language words.
by ANT KATZ | Sep 22, 2014

It was interesting to note that there were no Hebrew words and only this one single Yiddish term among all the hundreds of words that the website listed as unpronounceable and difficult to understand the concepts of.

So, readers, before you delve down deeper, what do you think the Yiddish term "Luftmensch" means?

Dunno? Okay, look further…

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We’re still a bit confused!


  1. 3 Andre 23 Sep
    Ever been called an "Airhead"?
  2. 2 Cheryl Ziervogel 23 Sep
    The 'goings on of an alter ego'

    "Oh when I was above myself, I was a curious pair... my lower feet trod on the ground the upper trod on air...maybe a luftmensch:)
  3. 1 Rick Clark 25 Feb
    An impractical man or person who has his/her head in the clouds. An unrealistic dreamer.


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