Manling vs Mangling - What's the difference?

manling | mangling |

As nouns the difference between manling and mangling

is that manling is a little man; a man of short stature while mangling is an act in which something is mangled.

As a verb mangling is


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(en noun)
  • A little man; a man of short stature.
  • * 1641 , , Timber, or Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter :
  • Again, a man so gracious and in high favour with the Emperor, as Augustus often called him his witty manling (for the littleness of his stature), and, if we may trust antiquity, had designed him for a secretary of estate, and invited him to the palace, which he modestly prayed off and refused.
  • (literary) A young man; a boy.
  • * 1894 , , " Kaa's Hunting", ''The Jungle Book:
  • "Hah!" said Kaa with a chuckle, "he has friends everywhere, this manling'. Stand back, ' manling . And hide you, O Poison People. I break down the wall."
  • * 1965 , , Dune , Berkley (2005), ISBN 9780441013593, page 68:
  • "Before I do your bidding, manling ," Mapes said, "I must cleanse the way between us.


    * (little man) * (boy) See also .




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act in which something is mangled
  • * {{quote-book, year=1851, author=Edited by Mrs. M. H. Adams, title=Small Means and Great Ends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=After having been an inmate of our family nine years, having suffered countless frights and manglings from the many kittens we had kept in the time, he at last died by the claws of the family cat, when released one fine afternoon for an airing, and to have his cage cleaned. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2005, date=April 22, author=Liz Armstrong, Kabir Hamid, Monica Kendrick, Peter Margasak, title=The Treatment, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=That disc comes on the heels of Background Check, a compilation of oddities and rarities that includes obligatory (though still addictive) punk manglings of pop hits like "I Ran" and "I've Got the Music in Me," as well as presumably more respectable numbers like "Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" and "12XU." }}