mongoe

mongo

1 [mong-goh]
noun, plural mongos.
Also, mongoe.
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mungo

[muhng-goh]
noun, plural mungos.
a low-grade wool from felted rags or waste.
Also, mongo, mongoe.
Compare shoddy ( def 1 ).


Origin:
1800–10; origin uncertain

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mongo or mongoe (ˈmɒŋɡəʊ)
 
n
a variant of mungo
 
mongoe or mongoe
 
n

möngö or mongoe (ˈmɒŋɡəʊ)
 
n , pl -gos, -goes
a Mongolian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a tugrik
 
mongoe or mongoe
 
n

mungo, mongo or mongoe (ˈmʌŋɡəʊ)
 
n , pl -gos, -goes
a cheap felted fabric made from waste wool
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
mongo, mongo or mongoe
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]
 
mongoe, mongo or mongoe
 
n
 
[C19: of unknown origin]

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mongo definition


  1. mod.
    great; very; huge. (Probably akin to humongous.) : When I get some cash, I'm gonna buy me one mongo car with leather seats.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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