{n.} See also “Maga” (S.A. also spelt “Moegoe”)

Pronunciation: Moo-gu (“Moo” like Moon without the “n” )

Meaning: 1. Fool 2. Idiot or simpleton 3. Fraud victim (defrauded)


  • The girl dey behave like mugu (The girl behaves like a fool or an idiot)
  • Dem don mugu the bros (They have defrauded the bros)


Country of Origin: Nigeria. South Africa

Language of Origin: Yoruba