mook

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See also: mõõk

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown. Probably a variation of ""moke" ("donkey", "fool"). Possible from Cantonese 'mook jung ("dead wood" or "wooden dummy").

Noun[edit]

mook (plural mooks)

  1. A disagreeable or incompetent person.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of manipulated and books (usually used in plural)

Noun[edit]

mook (plural mooks)

  1. (slang, forensic accounting) A manipulated or rigged set of business accounting ledgers.

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the English Blend of magazine and book

Noun[edit]

mook (katakana ムック, romaji mukku)

  1. mag book (a book in the format of a magazine)

Usage notes[edit]

This is frequently spelled with Latin lettering in Japanese