adjective, man·gi·er, man·gi·est.
- mangrove jack,
- mangrove snapper,
- mangrove swamp,
- manhattan beach,
- manhattan clam chowder,
- manhattan district
Origin of mangy
Examples from the Web for mangy
The mere thought of her father and his mangy lieutenant was sufficient.Captain Macedoine's Daughter|William McFee
Oh—don't mind MY feelings—call me a mangy monkey—I've tried hard enough to look like one!The Story of the Amulet|E. Nesbit
He had goggling, bloodshot eyes, mangy mustaches, and a broken nose.
And must I stay here till the mid-day sun scorches me to a parchment, for such a mangy dog's drunken neglect?Clarissa, Or The History Of A Young Lady, Volume 8|Samuel Richardson
My heart grows sick over this mangy, scrofulous period of our national disease; give me air!