mangled mangled  /ˈmæŋ ɡəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having edges that are jagged from injury

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A wondrously mangled and compacted Hotshot can be glimpsed in the 1961 driver's ed scare film Mechanized Death.
  2. One was so mangled that his torso faced the sky and his legs faced the ground.
  3. Killed and mangled were all 21 passengers, its crew of four.

News

  1. Cannon: Risk sometimes worth what kids learn from it

    Cannon: Risk sometimes worth what kids learn from it by Ann Cannon Tribune Columnist Published Jun 21, 2013 11:01AM MDT The other day on our early morning walk, my friends and I noticed an old Wonder Horse in someone’s front yard. So we talked about the Wonder Horses of our youth and how much we loved them even though you could fall off and crack your head open. Or get your bare toes mangled in ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Butler County crash survivor: ‘Mommy fell asleep’

    By Rick Wills, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A bleeding Stephanie Pounds, 11, climbed out of the mangled van where her mother, her mother’s boyfriend and the couple’s 3-year-old son lay dead and ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  3. No cause for huge RMG blaze

    It will take many weeks to dismantle building and extract remains MISHAWAKA -- John Cocquyt gazed long and hard at the mangled heap of iron and brick today, more than four months after the largest blaze in firefighters' memory consumed the old RMG Foundry building that he owned.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

Quotes

  1. "I think there's no doubt that I can see how people were offended. It's not the first time that I've made a statement that was mangled up. It's not going to be the last," Obama said. "The point I was making was that when people feel like...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Austin American-Statesman

  2. Hynde tells People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA): "There's been so much horrific blood and guts and violence there that it'd be fitting to open a cool restaurant where no mangled, burnt bodies are on the menu."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Chrissie Hynde Source: Contactmusic.com

  3. "Because of all the car stunts and because the car was completely mangled ...... I was slicing my hands completely," Quigley, better known as Maggie Q, said at a Singapore news conference. "And there was a point where I had a Band-Aid on...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Maggie Q Source: International Herald Tribune

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