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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.
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|Noun||1.||manginess - a lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing|
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
raggedness - shabbiness by virtue of being in rags
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