English Romany word for money. Originally means burning embers and in other european Romani dialects 'angaar' still has that meaning. In 18th and 19th century English 'coal' also meant money. Wonga is the romani calque.
moola, dosh, bread, wonga, I don't care as long as its money
by klidenengro September 09, 2004
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Meaning money, dosh, cash, dough, readies, paper, coinage etc

Strange because nobody heard it until it was on TV.
Popularised in 2009 by some random dude on the Envirfone advert. Where you send them your old phone for WONGA!
You can get Β£50, Β£100 or maybe even Β£150!
which helps the environment but doesnt explain how...
-"Got an old mobile phone?"

- "Ancient! So last year!"

-"Want some money for it?"


"Fifty pounds!

A hundred pounds!


by Iliketurtleskid December 10, 2009
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alternative word for weed, marajuana etc.
Kev - I'll come to yours tonight mate.
Lee - Nice one, have you got any wonga?
Kev - I have!
Lee - Great I could do with a smoke or two!!
by REL74 February 18, 2010
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Interchangeable with the word fuck, but means "violent anal rape". Often used in a violent and angry manner.
You: If that guy says one more thing to me, I'm going to wonga the shit out of him.
by navy_nuke August 02, 2010
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