mondo

adverb
mon·​do | \ ˈmän-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce mondo (audio) \

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

Examples of mondo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Has adding a 17th game to the season been a mondo bust or what? Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 7 Jan. 2022 Think the pre-recession era of mondo diamond rings, super-sized fur coats, and monogramed tote bags that would put your dingy Outdoor Voices tote to shame. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 14 Aug. 2019

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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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Cite this Entry

“Mondo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mondo. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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