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English definition of “mangy”

mangy

adjective [-er/-est only]    /ˈmeɪn·dʒi/
(esp. of dogs and cats) having an infectious disease that makes hair fall out and causes areas of rough skin: a mangy-looking dog Mangy also means old and dirty: Throw away that mangy rug.
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