Meaning of “mangy” in the English Dictionary

"mangy" in American English

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mangyadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /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.

(Definition of “mangy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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