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  • adjective superlative form of mangy: most mangy.

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Examples

  • If you lie down with dogs you're gonna get fleas, and the jury realized that Hamdan was hanging with the mangiest of dogs.

    Jonathan Diamond: Why Bush Is Quiet on Hamdan Verdict

  • I would like to join my colleague Geoff Pullum in celebrating Jan Freeman's superb takedown of that mangiest of stuffed owls, Strunk and White's inescapable The Elements of Style, which has just undergone its latest restuffing, this time with illustrations by Maira Kalman it's been taxidermized more often than Lenin's corpse.

    languagehat.com: FRANKENSTRUNK.

  • He was the ugliest, mangiest beast she'd ever seen.

    Cherokee Dad

  • Then he got on his hands and knees and crawled a few feet, then pulled out the body of the sorriest-looking, mangiest little bitty deer.

    Keep It Simple

  • Then he got on his hands and knees and crawled a few feet, then pulled out the body of the sorriest-looking, mangiest little bitty deer.

    Keep It Simple

  • Then he got on his hands and knees and crawled a few feet, then pulled out the body of the sorriest-looking, mangiest little bitty deer.

    Keep It Simple

  • Based on appearance alone, I have created something no person would feed to even the mangiest and hungriest of dogs without a pause for second thoughts.

    sirilyan Diary Entry

  • Master Billy came tumbling in with a torn jacket, a bloody nose, the trace of a few tears in his eyes, and the mangiest of cur dogs in his hands.

    Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature

  • Master Billy came tumbling in with a torn jacket, a bloody nose, the trace of a few tears in his eyes, and the mangiest of cur dogs in his hands.

    A Brace Of Boys 1867, From "Little Brother"

  • A carriage, drawn by the thinnest, boniest, mangiest, pair of horses I had even seen, took me to the hotel.

    Our Adventurers in Tampico

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