- a member of a people living in highland areas of Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and southern China
- the Tai language of this people
nounpl. Hmong or Hmongs
- a. A member of any of various Hmong-Mien-speaking peoples of southern China and Southeast Asia, including the Hmong Daw and the Mong.b. A person of Hmong ancestry.c. Any of the Hmong-Mien languages of spoken by the Hmong.
- See Hmong Daw.
Origin of HmongHmong Hmoob (with oo spelling nasalized o and final b indicating high level tone ).