maungy


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Related to maungy: Mardy, peevish

maungy

(ˈmɔːndʒɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
dialect West Yorkshire (esp of a child) sulky, bad-tempered, or peevish
[variant of mangy, in extended sense: restless, dissatisfied]
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WOULD you know whether you've got pockets full of slummy, are feeling maungy or just a bit droothy?
One would love to have been present as the (doubtless) meticulous Austrians sat with their Yorkshire patients as they laboriously spelt out words such as bins (glasses), fis og (face), lug ols (ears), maungy (moaner), peffin (cough), snoz (nose), snip (vasectomy, as made famous by Michael Parkinson, one of Yorkshire's first and certainly most famousvasectomists).