mangy mangy  /ˈmeɪn dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap

Usage(s):

  1. And there is even a theory that their sworn enemies evil wizard Gargamel, along with his mangy cat, Azrael represent international capitalism.
  2. Exact numbers are hard to come by since people with the condition often hide it sometimes they don't even appear in public because of their embarrassing, mangy bald spots.
  3. He's met the uniforms from the county sheriff's office, hovered near the the railroad company's booth, peered at the slightly mangy Aflac duck.

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  1. "If they want to have a dog-and-pony show, that's fine," said Mr. Sherman. "They have really ugly dogs and really mangy ponies."
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Brad Sherman Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "People saw the results from Canada and thought we were the strongest, but we knew in Mangy-Cours it would be impossible to repeat this result," said Kubica. "We were not competitive compared to Ferrari and McLaren but also some teams were in...
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: Robert Kubica Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. Huckabee has even drawn questions this week about allegations that his son, David, was involved in abusing a stray dog at a Boy Scout camp in 1998 ("It was mangy," Huckabee said when asked about the incident Monday on "Larry King Live." "It...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: International Herald Tribune

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