What does mangy mean?

Definitions for mangy
ˈmeɪn dʒimangy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mangy, mangeyadjective

    having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap

    "a mangy carpet"; "a mangy old fur coat"

GCIDE

  1. mangyadjective

    Shabby; worn-out; seedy; run-down; squalid; as, a mangy old coat; a mangy tavern.

    Etymology: [F. mang, p. p. of manger to eat. See Manger.]

Wiktionary

  1. mangyadjective

    Afflicted with mange.

  2. mangyadjective

    Worn and squalid-looking; bedraggled or decrepit.

    We stayed in a really mangy hotel in New York.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mangy

    infected with the mange; scabby

    Etymology: [F. mang, p. p. of manger to eat. See Manger.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mangy

    mānj′i, adj. scabby.—n. Mang′iness. [Anglicised form of Fr. mangé, eaten, pa.p. of manger, to eat—L. manducāre, to chew.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mangy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mangy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of mangy in a Sentence

  1. John Steinbeck:

    A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.

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