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mong

[muhng, mong]
noun Australian.
  1. mongrel, especially a mongrel dog.
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Origin of mong

shortened form
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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

mong

1
noun
  1. Australian informal short for mongrel
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mong

2
noun
  1. British slang a stupid or foolish person
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Word Origin for mong

C20: a shortening of mongol
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Word Origin and History for mong

prep.

c.1200, shortened form of among.

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