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(also ang mo)South East Asian
(in Singapore English) 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!’
- ‘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’.
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