[ mon-doh ]
/ mɒnˈdoʊ /
noun, plural mon·dos. Zen.
a question to a student for which an immediate answer is demanded, the spontaneity of which is often illuminating.
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Origin of mondo1
1925–30; < Japanese mondō, earlier mondau < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese wèn inquire + dá reply
Words nearby mondo
Definition for mondo (2 of 2)
very; extremely: mondo cool.
large; big: a mondo history paper.
Origin of mondo2
< Italian mondo world, extracted from the film Mondo Cane (1961) and reinterpreted as an adv. in Italian or pseudo-Italian phrases such as mondo bizarro very bizarre, literally, bizarre world
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