Meaning of Kango in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkaŋɡəʊ/

nounplural noun Kangoes

  • A heavy electrically powered hammer.

    ‘After the concrete drain was uncovered the fire crew used specialist cutting equipment and a Kango hammer to smash their way to the exhausted dog.’
    • ‘He broke down walls with a lump hammer, attacked concrete steps with a Kango drill, filled wheelbarrows with rubble and dumped it in skips.’
    • ‘The items stolen include a Bosch router, Makita rip saw, Dewalt chop saw, Kango concrete breaker, Bosch strimmer and a roll of Tyvec roofing felt.’
    • ‘I've had electricians drill through cables, builders put pick-axes & Kangoes through them, lorries break the duct & scrape the insulation off, rats have a go at them’


1920s of unknown origin.