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1. mangle

verb. ['ˈmæŋgəl'] destroy or injure severely.

Synonyms

  • damage
  • cut up

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave

Etymology

  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mangler (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Mangle

  • disentangle
  • untangle
  • strangle
  • newfangle
  • entangle
  • stangle
  • stangl
  • spangle
  • wrangle
  • wrangell
  • wangle
  • tangle
  • pangle
  • nangle
  • langill
  • jangle
  • gangl
  • fangle
  • dangle
  • bangle

Example sentences of the word mangle


1. Verb, base form
Take care not to bruise or mangle the plant as you cut.

2. mingle-mangle

noun. a motley assortment of things.

Synonyms

  • gallimaufry
  • odds and ends
  • miscellanea
  • mishmash
  • hotchpotch
  • motley
  • melange
  • farrago
  • oddments
  • mixture
  • mixed bag
  • potpourri
  • miscellany
  • salmagundi
  • assortment
  • smorgasbord
  • ragbag
  • variety
  • omnium-gatherum

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • homogeneous
  • type
  • antitype

3. mangle

verb. ['ˈmæŋgəl'] press with a mangle.

Synonyms

  • iron
  • press

Etymology

  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mangler (Anglo-Norman)

4. mangle

noun. ['ˈmæŋgəl'] clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers.

Synonyms

  • clothes drier

Antonyms

  • clean
  • correct

Etymology

  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mangler (Anglo-Norman)

5. mangle

verb. ['ˈmæŋgəl'] alter so as to make unrecognizable.

Synonyms

  • falsify
  • garble
  • warp
  • mutilate
  • distort

Antonyms

  • stay
  • uncut
  • worsen
  • cool

Etymology

  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mangler (Anglo-Norman)

6. mangle

verb. ['ˈmæŋgəl'] injure badly by beating.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • deface
  • disfigure
  • mar
  • blemish
  • mutilate
  • maul

Antonyms

  • delay
  • decompression

Etymology

  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mangler (Anglo-Norman)
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