manky


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manky

(ˈmæŋkɪ)
adj, mankier or mankiest
1. worthless, rotten, or in bad taste
2. dirty, filthy, or bad
[via Polari from Italian mancare to be lacking]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.manky - inferior and worthlessmanky - inferior and worthless    
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
Translations

manky

adj (Brit inf) → dreckig (inf)
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