mangy


mangy

adjective \ˈmān-jē\

of an animal : having a skin disease that causes itching and loss of hair : suffering from mange

: having thin or bare spots

mang·i·ermang·i·est

Full Definition of MANGY

1
:  affected with or resulting from mange
2
a :  having many worn or bare spots <a mangy rug>
b :  seedy, shabby <a mangy office>
man·gi·ness \-jē-nəs\ noun

Examples of MANGY

  1. <a mangy old car that was covered in rust>

First Known Use of MANGY

1515

Rhymes with MANGY

man·gy

adjective \ˈmān-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
man·gi·erman·gi·est

Medical Definition of MANGY

1
: infected with mange <a mangy dog>
2
: relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from mange <a mangy appearance> <a mangy itch>

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