1. [ verb ] destroy or injure severely
Synonyms: mutilate cut_up disfigure

"The madman mutilates art work"

Related terms: damage deface maimer
2. [ verb ] alter so as to make unrecognizable
Synonyms: murder mutilate

"The tourists murdered the French language"

Related terms: falsify disfigure
3. [ verb ] injure badly by beating
Synonyms: maul
Related terms: deface mauler injure mutilate
4. [ verb ] press with a mangle

"mangle the sheets"

Related terms: iron
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28677
6. [ noun ] (clothing) clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
Related terms: clothes_dryer
Similar spelling:   mangler