adjective, man·gi·er, man·gi·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mangyman·gi·ly, adverbman·gi·ness, noun
Words nearby mangy
Example sentences from the Web for mangy
With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
They are the old mangy bears that bother tourists, Jesse James bears, that they want to get rid of.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
It was on the way to the Sally Mangy that this brangling had begun, and it ended jest as they were seating themselves.Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
But if they are careful, no harm comes from nursing a mangy dog, and I have never known of any one taking the disease.Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders
The belligerent whine was enough to renew the identity of the mangy little larrikin whose couch on the sand he had shared.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell