Definition of Agong in US English:

Agong

(also Agung)

noun

  • (An abbreviated title of respect for) the Malaysian head of state. Compare the fuller form "Yang Dipertuan Agung".

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Pacific Affairs. From Malay agung (formerly agong) great, important, also used as a title of respect from Javanese agung.

Pronunciation

Agong

/aˈɡɒŋ/