Meaning of ang moh in English:

ang moh

Pronunciation /ˌaŋ ˈməʊ/


(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’.