Etymology
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mangy (adj.)

1520s, "having the mange," also figuratively "squalid, shabby, seedy," and used as a general term of contempt, from mange + -y (2). Related: Manginess.

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Definitions of mangy

mangy (adj.)
having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap;
a mangy carpet
a mangy old fur coat
Synonyms: mangey
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