mondo

adverb
mon·do | \ˈmän-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of mondo 

(Entry 1 of 2)

slang

mondo

adjective

Definition of mondo (Entry 2 of 2)

slang

: very large or great in amount or number

First Known Use of mondo

Adverb

1968, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mondo

Adverb

from reanalysis of mondo in title of the American film Mondo Bizarro (1966), after the Italian film Mondo cane (1962)

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