Definition of ang moh in English:

ang moh

(also ang mo)


SE Asian
  • (in Singapore) a white person.

    ‘Conan and I were the only two ang mohs in the place’
    ‘if the salesmen see an ang moh, they will double the prices!’
    as modifier ‘an ang moh woman turned up with her little blonde-haired kid’


Late 19th century: from Chinese âng mo ‘person of Western descent’, from âng ‘red’ + mo ‘hair’.


ang moh

/ˌaŋ ˈməʊ/