/ (mʊnt) /

  1. Southern African and Zimbabwean slang, derogatory a Black African

Origin of munt

from Zulu umuntu person

Words Nearby munt

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How to use munt in a sentence

  • I'm so skeert, young missis, dat I haint ergwine to git outen dis house in a hole munt.

    The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
  • "We get later and later," said Mrs. Brinkley to John munt, as she sat watching the slow gathering of the crowd.

    April Hopes | William Dean Howells
  • "That isn't exactly what people are saying to Mrs. Pasmer, Mrs. Brinkley," suggested munt, with his humorous manner.

    April Hopes | William Dean Howells
  • "Oh, I don't know," said munt, accepting the implication of his superior fashion with pleasure.

    April Hopes | William Dean Howells
  • There was nothing for it but to go forward, though Mrs. munt was too much agitated even to stare at the stranger.

    Howards End | E. M. Forster