mook

See also: mõõk

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

mook ‎(plural mooks)

  1. A disagreeable or incompetent person.
  2. (coll., RPGs, video-games et cetera) an anonymous henchman, usually coming in large numbers, whom the hero dispatches readily -- e.g. the stormtroopers in the Star Wars franchise.
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Etymology 2Edit

Blend of manipulated +‎ books (usually used in plural)

NounEdit

mook ‎(plural mooks)

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

JapaneseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the English Blend of magazine +‎ book

NounEdit

mook ‎(katakana ムック, romaji mukku)

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

Usage notesEdit

This is frequently spelled with Latin lettering in Japanese

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