Part of the exhibit was a sample of “mongo,” which describes something pulled from the garbage for reusing.
Under my window I have two big jars,—one full of mongo,3 the other of very fine sand.
I was a close watcher of mongo John whenever he engaged in the purchase of slaves.
They simply went like the wind, but the chief race of all was between one bird named Sandy and one named mongo.
Still, the results of this denial did not affect the mongo personally and alone.
Cursing and maltreating a Fullah chief and a white mongo; 3.
He bade me be wary of the mongo, who in his presence had threatened my life.
When I was sufficiently recovered to attend to business, mongo John desired me to resume my position in his employment.
The mixture of sand and mongo, in our story, is not a very happy conception.
Next day forty more were despatched by the mongo; but still my liberty was denied.
Very large or very much; humongous, important: She had a lot of things on her desk top, including a mondo-size slo-mo printer/ I've got a mongo bruise on my leg from field hockey/ You'd think it took some kind of miracle, or some mondo engineering breakthrough
[1979+; fr Italian mondo, ''world''; the mongo variant is probably just imitative]
Something valuable found in an abandoned building, a trash bin, etc
[1979+; origin unknown]