[ muhng ]
/ mʌŋ /
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something disgusting or offensive, especially filth or muck.
verb (used with object)
to make dirty (often followed by up).
to spoil, ruin, or destroy (often followed by up).
- to make incremental changes to (a file, system, etc.), eventually ruining or destroying the original.
- to modify (an email address) in an easily reversible way, to avoid spam.
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Origin of mung
First recorded in 1945–50; of uncertain origin
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mungmung , munge
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How to use mung in a sentence
The McPlant sounds as if it could be anything from mung beans to water hemlock.The McPlant is coming. McDonald’s won’t name its supplier, but all signs point to Beyond Meat.|Tim Carman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for mung
/ (mʌŋ) /
computing slang to process (computer data)
Word Origin for mung
C20: m (ash) u (ntil) n (o) g (ood)
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