munge/muhnj/ 1. A derogatory term meaning to imperfectly transform information. 2. A comprehensive rewrite of a routine, data structure or the whole program. This term is often confused with mung and may derive from it, or possibly vice-versa. One correspondent believes it derives from the french "mange" /monzh/, eat. [Jargon File]
Last updated: 2002-04-15
munchkin ♦ mundane ♦ mung ♦ munge ♦ MUP ♦ MU-Prolog ♦ Murphy's Law ♦ Muse
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