Definition of Manginess

1. Noun. A lack of elegance as a consequence of wearing threadbare or dirty clothing.

Exact synonyms: Seediness, Shabbiness, Sleaziness
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Specialized synonyms: Raggedness
Derivative terms: Mangy, Seedy, Shabby, Sleazy



Definition of Manginess

1. n. The condition or quality of being mangy.

Definition of Manginess

1. Noun. The condition of being mangy ¹

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Definition of Manginess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manginess

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mangeries
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mangiferin
mangily
manginas
manginess (current term)
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mango juice
mango juices

Literary usage of Manginess

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1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"Charlotte made for the latter department, and when she was inside, Mr. Ray appeared in person from the lumber-shop adjoining, which, despite its manginess, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"MANGER, (mane'-jer) n. ». The place or vessel in which animals are fed with cora. manginess, (mane'-je-nes) n. ». ..."

3. The New Family Receipt-book: Containing Eight Hundred Truly Valuable (1819)
"Oil of turpentine will likewise do so; but if there be any manginess, or the skin be broken, it will give the animal much pain. caterpillars (such as are ..."

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