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synonyms for mangy

  • decrepit
  • dirty
  • impoverished
  • indigent
  • mean
  • moth-eaten
  • poor
  • ragtag
  • shabby
  • shoddy
  • sick
  • sleazy
  • squalid
  • tattered
See also synonyms for: mangiest

antonyms for mangy

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  • neat
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How to use mangy in a sentence

The boat docked, and here they came, loping out of the trees to cluster at the water’s edge, all mangy fur and narrowed eyes.
PEOPLE HAVE ABANDONED HUNDREDS OF CATS ON A DESERTED BRAZILIAN ISLAND. OFFICIALS AREN’T SURE HOW TO SAVE THEM.TERRENCE MCCOYJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They are the old mangy bears that bother tourists, Jesse James bears, that they want to get rid of.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
It was on the way to the Sally Mangy that this brangling had begun, and it ended jest as they were seating themselves.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
But if they are careful, no harm comes from nursing a mangy dog, and I have never known of any one taking the disease.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
The belligerent whine was enough to renew the identity of the mangy little larrikin whose couch on the sand he had shared.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The villanous world is turned mangy; one jade deceives another, and your ostler plays his part commonly for the fourth share.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
He would enter the room, kick aside a turtle-dove with mangy wings that limped forward to greet him, and close the door.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
I asked, for it seemed a risky game, just for the sake of a mangy Dutch trader.
A CRIME OF THE UNDER-SEASGUY BOOTHBY
I'll shoot you dead if you kick the door down, you mangy ole beast!
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