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manga

noun man·ga \ˈmäŋ-gə\

Definition of MANGA

:  a Japanese comic book or graphic novel
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Origin of MANGA

Japanese, comic, cartoon, from man- involuntary, aimless + -ga picture
First Known Use: circa 1951

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee
MANGA Defined for Kids

manga

noun man·ga \ˈmäŋ-gə\

Definition of MANGA for Kids

:  a Japanese comic book or graphic novel

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