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A person who is stupid or who has learning difficulties.
1980s: abbreviation of Mongol.
cross-breed, cross, mixed breed, half-breed, hybridView synonyms
- ‘Some of the people I work with are complete mongs.’
- ‘He perused the annoyance that had arrived: ‘Oh, it's that mong, Otto.’’
- ‘Shut up you stupid mong and just order the service’
Early 20th century: abbreviation.
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