Definition of 'mangle'
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The mangled wreckage of the stricken craft was such that rescue teams had not found him. The Sun (2008)Shocking pictures showed the charred and mangled wreckage wrapped around a tree. The Sun (2013)Rescuers cut through mangled wreckage to reach survivors. The Sun (2012)Cops hunting them found the car a mangled wreck on a tight bend close to a motorway. The Sun (2009)Emergency workers cut open the train's roof to get to dozens trapped in the mangled wreckage. The Sun (2012)We moved him onto the board and worked with the ambulance service to move him across the mangled car wreck onto the hard shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is mangled beyond recognition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rescuers had to bring in a HGV crane to remove the mangled wreck. The Sun (2013)A licence would not have helped the fatally injured cyclist whose bike was a mangled wreck under the wheels of the lorry in your shocking photograph. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Clue: Has your car got a mangled wreck of glass and metal where its boot used to be? The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'mangle'
British English: mangle VERB
If a physical object is mangled, it is crushed or twisted very forcefully, so that it is difficult to see what its original shape was.
The car was crushed and mangled beyond recognition.
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