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English definition of “mangy”

mangy

adjective (OLD/DIRTY)    /ˈmeɪn.dʒi/ 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.In bad conditionDirty and untidy
(Definition of mangy adjective (OLD/DIRTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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