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mangy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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mangymang‧y /ˈmeɪndʒi/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 MIsuffering from mange 🔊 thin mangy dogs2 informalDAMAGE dirty and in bad condition 🔊 a mangy-looking rug
Examples from the Corpus
mangyHe wore a mangy fur hat and a ragged coat.They went into a mangy old briefcase that Spider kept there.The Celtic tiger, mangy or otherwise, arrived too late to uproot lives and careers established in other countries.The Islington foxes must be poor mangy specimens.With light feet, his mangy tail down, he padded away from me and I breathed again.Richard looked around at the broken glass and mangy, tethered ponies.Was there anything ever so mangy, trashy, as these potted objects?
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