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minger

Line breaks: ming¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪŋə
 
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Definition of minger in English:

noun

British informal , derogatory
An unattractive or unpleasant person or thing.
Example sentences
  • Beautiful people masquerading as mingers guarantee brilliant transformations for the crucial ‘before’ and ‘after’ photos.
  • Bambina, Bob and I, well we're nothing that special; not mingers but not beauty queens either.

Origin

1990s: from minging.

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