What does mangy mean?

Definitions for mangy
ˈmeɪn dʒimangy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mangy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mangy, mangey(adj)

    having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap

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

GCIDE

  1. mangy(a.)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. mangy(Adjective)

    Afflicted with mange.

  2. mangy(Adjective)

    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

  2. Origin: [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.]

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.

Images & Illustrations of mangy

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