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mondo (MON-do) adjective
Huge; enormous; ultimate.
[After 1966 movie Mondo Bizarro (literally "Bizarre World" but interpreted as "very bizarre"), where mondo is from the 1961 Italian movie Mondo Cane (A Dog's World) and reinterpreted as an intensifier.]
"As Asia's productivity shakes the world, and as `just in time' inventory
management keeps rolling along, air cargo has become one mondo important
Nothing is so impenetrable as laughter in a language you don't understand. -William G. Golding, novelist (1911-1993)