Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mangle

1 sense of mangle

Sense 1
mangle -- (clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers)
       => clothes dryer, clothes drier -- (a dryer that dries clothes wet from washing)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mangle

4 senses of mangle

Sense 1
mangle -- (press with a mangle; "mangle the sheets")
       => iron, iron out, press -- (press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing")

Sense 2
maul, mangle -- (injure badly by beating)
       => deface, disfigure, blemish -- (mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue")

Sense 3
mangle, mutilate, murder -- (alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language")
       => falsify, distort, garble, warp -- (make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story)

Sense 4
mutilate, mangle, cut up -- (destroy or injure severely; "The madman mutilates art work")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

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