Definition of "manger" []

  • A trough or an open box in which feed for livestock is placed. (noun)
  • A trough or box in a stable, barn, etc, from which horses or cattle feed (noun)

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  • A basin-like construction in the bows of a vessel for catching water draining from an anchor rode or coming in through the hawseholes (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "manger" in a sentence
  • "The maxim, "_Il faut manger pour vivre, et non pas vivre pour manger_," was reversed."
  • "The jesus in the manger is a dirty old baby doll with a rubbery face and an open mouth that shouts out "FEED ME.""
  • "Replacing the word "manger" with "feeding trough", its equivalent, gives the account an even more heartrending effect; "manger" is poetic, while"