maungy

adjective -gier or -giest

West Yorkshire dialect (esp of a child) sulky, bad-tempered, or peevish

Nearby words

  1. maunder,
  2. maunder minimum,
  3. maundy,
  4. maundy money,
  5. maundy thursday,
  6. maupassant,
  7. maupassant, guy de,
  8. maupertuis,
  9. maupertuis, pierre louis moreau de,
  10. maura

Word Origin for maungy

variant of mangy, in extended sense: restless, dissatisfied

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