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manky

Saltos de línea: manky
Pronunciación: /ˈmaŋki
 
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Definición de manky en inglés:

adjetivo (mankier, mankiest)

British informal
1Inferior; worthless: he wanted recruits for his manky bee-keeping society
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The titles mask more than mere manky hanky panky.
  • I like being able to work in a manky dressing gown.
  • After all, a manky mascara can't do much damage, can it?
2Dirty and unpleasant: the man in the manky mackintosh
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was absolutely manky; it was filthy, the engine room, a disgrace actually.
  • Now, if only somebody would do something about those manky, shabby, urban foxes which keep trashing my dustbin.
  • Having completed the painting and got hardly any orange paint in my hair, I took a long hard look and realised that the kitchen tiles looked manky.

Origen

1950s: probably from obsolete mank 'mutilated, defective', from Old French manque, from Latin mancus 'maimed'.

Más
  • This word meaning ‘inferior, worthless, off-colour’ is probably from obsolete mank ‘mutilated, defective’, from Old French manque ‘lack’, from Latin mancus ‘maimed’.

Palabras que riman con manky

cranky, Frankie, hanky, hanky-panky, lanky, swanky, Yankee

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