One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a mangy cat’
scabby, scaly, scabious, diseased
2‘a mangy old armchair’
scruffy, moth-eaten, shabby, worn, unkempt, shoddy, sorry, dirty, squalid, filthy, sleazy, seedy
informal tatty, the worse for wear, scuzzy, grungy, yucky
British informal grotty
North American informal raggedy
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