Definition of 'mangy'
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But it seems there are still a few thousand diehards who need their fix of lethargic penguin and mangy giraffe. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)A lawn had grass that had grown long in patches and browned off in the dry season -- lions in a small circus have that same mangy look. SNOWLINE (2003)
The back of the hotel bordered on an empty space occupied only by weeds and mangy dogs. LORD OF THE SILENT (2003)
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Used Occasionally. mangy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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