To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate.
- To mutilate or disfigure by battering, hacking, cutting, or tearing. See Synonyms at batter1.
- To ruin or spoil through ineptitude or ignorance: mangle a speech.
- A machine for pressing fabrics by means of heated rollers.
- Chiefly British A clothes wringer.
- To press with a mangle.