mangy

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mang·y

 (mān′jē)
adj. mang·i·er, mang·i·est
1. Affected with, caused by, or resembling mange.
2. Shabby or squalid: a mangy old coat; mangy tenements.
3. Mean; contemptible.

mang′i·ly adv.
mang′i·ness n.

mangy

(ˈmeɪndʒɪ) or

mangey

adj, -gier or -giest
1. (Veterinary Science) having or caused by mange: a mangy dog.
2. scruffy or shabby: a mangy carpet.
3. informal Irish stingy or miserly: a mangy reward.
ˈmangily adv
ˈmanginess n

man•gy

(ˈmeɪn dʒi)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. having, caused by, or like mange.
2. squalid; shabby: a mangy little suburb.
[1520–30]
man′gi•ly, adv.
man′gi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mangy - having many worn or threadbare spots in the napmangy - having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap; "a mangy carpet"; "a mangy old fur coat"
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"

mangy

adjective scruffy, mean, dirty, shabby, seedy, shoddy, squalid, grungy (slang, chiefly U.S.), moth-eaten, scabby (informal), scuzzy (slang, chiefly U.S.), skanky (slang) mangy old dogs
clean, splendid, fine, attractive, superb, tidy, well-dressed, spotless, well-kept, de luxe, well-kempt

mangy

adjective
Showing signs of wear and tear or neglect:
Informal: tacky.
Slang: ratty.
Idioms: all the worse for wear, gone to pot, past cure.
Translations

mangy

[ˈmeɪndʒɪ] ADJ (mangier (compar) (mangiest (superl))) → roñoso, sarnoso

mangy

[ˈmeɪndʒi] adj [dog] → galeux/euse

mangy

adj (+er) dogräudig; carpetschäbig; hotelschäbig, heruntergekommen

mangy

[ˈmeɪndʒɪ] adjrognoso/a

mangy

a. sarnoso-a, roñoso-a.
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We gained the impression that Mangiest was living in two worlds, maintaining his private tradition on the one hand and involved in the Israel milieu on the other, while his children are being educated as Israelis.