nounAustralian /NZ informal
A foolish or stupid person (often as a general term of abuse).
- Please treat us like we have a brain and some experience of the world, rather than nongs who can get all excited by stupid, inflammatory and vacuous rhetoric.
- You appear to be a wide selection of nongs and while I will continue to purchase your newspaper I will wonder to myself more and more why it is that I do.
- I have never felt like such a nong, except for when I was a kid and found out people committed ‘suicide’ and not ‘silverside’.
1940s: of unknown origin.
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