mangy


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having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap

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Its mouth and neck were damp and mangy and the eyes were dead.
"And don't wait until your brush is looking really mangy before you buy a new one.
Wasn't it funny when Robbie's grandad Jim Branning got it into his head that the lad's mangy mongrel had swallowed his diamond engagement ring, and put Robbie and Sonia on "poo watch"?
Dili is completely devastated, almost all buildings have been destroyed, no people are around, just a few mangy dogs." It was "like driving through a scene from a Mad Max movie," he added.
Unfortunately, a pedestrian script leaves the film chasing its own mangy tail, sketching characters in cursory detail including an extended appearance from a bullying Donald Trump, who refers to his regal host as "her Elizabethness".
Karen took an instant liking to the dirty gray dog, although she was mangy and hungry.
While Banana was alive, on Mother's Day 2009, and probably knowing she wouldn't be around for long, she literally led me to a mangy, scabies-infested puppy with a skinny neck and a bloated belly (full of worms, I would later learn) who seemed ready to die on our doorstep.
BREXIT'S invented unicorns never existed and Theresa May's dodgy creation is a mangy three legged donkey with an upturned ice cream cone stuck on its nose to keep conning the gullible.
He thought the "eat what you shoot" standard surely didn't apply to a mangy old crow, but his parents thought differently.
BRITAIN will be left a "mangy old lion" as a result of Brexit, isolated from its allies and reduced to begging for trade deals from one-time colonies, a former Foreign Office minister is warning.
"Britain has been left a supplicant at the doors of its former colonies looking for trade deals that aren't there: Talk about mangy old lions" - Lord Malloch-Brown, former Foreign Office minister, gives his view of Britain after Brexit.
But to complain about them, that can't be right Actor Mark Rylance blaming fellow actors if audiences talk and rustle paper during a performance Britain has been left a supplicant at the doors of its former colonies looking for trade deals that aren't there: Talk about mangy old lions Lord Malloch-Brown, former Foreign Office minister, gives his view of Britain after Brexit
Diners of a more squeamish disposition might not have seen the funny side about a mangy mutt finding its way into a food preparation area.
Luckily for some of the mangy mutts, animal lover Paul turned up to pamper them for this four-part series.
NLuckily for some of the mangy mutts, animal lover Paul O'Grady turned up to pamper them for this four-part series.