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English definition of “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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