from The Century Dictionary.

  • Dark; clouded; gloomy.


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  • The tiles were mungy, and the grout had some kind of mold growing on it.

    Ancient, Strange, and Lovely

  • Allwhile, moush missuies from mungy monsie, preying in his mind, son of Everallin, within himself, he swure.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Known for its mungy, sulfurous smell, the Skunk Ape was first sighted throwing rip-rock at passing vehicles near the off ramp of I-75 in Sarasota back in the early 1970s.

    Y.P.R.: Gygantopithecus Blackus, or, The Hunt for "Big Al"

  • When your seedlings have stood thus till June, bestow a slight digging upon them, and scatter a little mungy, half-rotten litter, fern, bean-hame, or old leaves among them, to preserve the roots from scorching, and to entertain the moisture; and then in March following

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

  • Disperse this plague-distilling cloud, and clear My mungy soul into a glorious day:

    Emblems, divine and moral


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  • Buy tripe that is bright white and spongey

    Then braise it with onions and fungi

    And leave it to simmer

    Till pallor grows dimmer

    And all is deliciously mungy.

    October 30, 2017