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1. mangled

adjective. ['ˈmæŋgəld'] having edges that are jagged from injury.

Synonyms

  • lacerated
  • lacerate
  • torn

Antonyms

  • unimpaired
  • undamaged
  • unbroken
  • sound

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mangle (English)
  • mangelen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Mangled

  • strangled
  • newfangled
  • entangled
  • spangled
  • wrangled
  • wangled
  • tangled
  • jangled
  • fangled
  • dangled

Example sentences of the word mangled


1. Verb, past participle
Sometimes you’re lucky enough to grab just enough of the mangled screw head to remove the screw.

2. Adjective
He's the one who sees the shadowy figure bring the mangled animals to the deer pen each night.

3. Verb, past tense
If the bandage becomes mangled or torn, change it immediately.

Quotes containing the word mangled


1. I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brevity.
- Barack Obama

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