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English definition of “mangy”

mangy

adjective uk   /ˈmeɪn.dʒi/ us  

mangy adjective (ANIMAL)

suffering from mange: a thin, mangy dog

mangy adjective (OLD/DIRTY)

informal describes something that is old and dirty and has been used a lot: We need to get rid of that mangy old carpet in the bedroom.
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