[muhng, mong]

noun Australian.

mongrel, especially a mongrel dog.

Origin of mong

shortened form Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for mong

Contemporary Examples of mong

Historical Examples of mong

  • I've been telling this Comanche what I seen 'mong the white folks.

    The Prairie Traveler

    Randolph Marcy

  • I 'spect one of them missionaries 'mong the heathenish Greasers.

  • But there's larks to be 'ad near Mong Blong, if a party knows what he's about.

  • They ain' no 'ligion no mo' 'mong the people; they is all out fo' style!

    The Forged Note

    Oscar Micheaux

  • They told me that old Norna's cave was 'mong these rocks, and yet I find it not.

    Comic Tragedies

    Louisa M. Alcott

British Dictionary definitions for mong




Australian informal short for mongrel




British slang a stupid or foolish person

Word Origin for mong

C20: a shortening of mongol
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for mong

c.1200, shortened form of among.

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