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Word: mangy

Definition: shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance


Sentences Containing 'mangy'

What else was it possible to infer from what you said, you unkind creature, when you know as well as I do, that on his account only last quarter I wouldn't buy myself a new parasol, though that old green one is frayed the whole way up, and the fringe is perfectly mangy?
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