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mangey

[ meyn-jee ]
/ ˈmeɪn dʒi /
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adjective, man·gi·er, man·gi·est.
a less common variant of mangy.
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How to use mangey in a sentence

  • (To the porter) Thou mangey dromedary, the gods shall punish thee for this envious wickedness.

    Caesar and Cleopatra|George Bernard Shaw
  • Of course, the mangey creature—ceasing the while from its perennial self-scratching—will hoot something derogatory.

    Pickwickian Studies|Percy Fitzgerald
  • It was one of those little one-ring affairs, you know, with a mangey camel, and a moth-eaten lion and a troop of trained dogs.

    Quarter-Back Bates|Ralph Henry Barbour

British Dictionary definitions for mangey

mangey
/ (ˈmeɪndʒɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest
a variant spelling of mangy
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