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certainly common in eastern Scotland, where the final g isn't pronounced (minginn) (and probably n.e. England) since at least the 1950's. Something unsavoury, or long past its best.

Only in the past 5 years has the rest of the UK cottoned on to this wonderful word
I didn't change my underpants for a week, and they are now minging
by peter mckellican June 16, 2006
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This has been used in the North East of Scotland for decades
Onions are minging!
by Scotty April 30, 2003
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Verb, present continuative tense of ming, q.v.

1. smelly
2. ugly
3. drunk, (usu. used in relating last night's events)
4. generally distasteful, Someone who is minging is also a minger, q.v.

This word is widely used in the North of England and Scotland.
"I went to the pub last night and it was so smokey, my clothes are minging!"
"He's thinks he looks great but he's minging."
"My mate's dog drank a whole bowlful of rum and he was minging!"
"Chuck that kebab out, it's minging!"
by Richie December 11, 2003
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1) To stealthily take a decent picture of someone/something while including oneself in the image for heightened coolness. 2) To secretly take a photo of an unsuspecting person in a stealthy manner. 3) To non-flash photograph a museum piece without permission. 4) To ask with a big smile for permission to photograph after the shot has been taken. 5) A method of photography perfected by Banzai Aphrodite in Athens.
1) I wanted my picture taken with every Greek god so when the guards weren't looking I was minging statues left and right.

2) That fired circus trainer kept hitting the baby elephant so I minged him for the evening news.

3) When Bo Diddley stopped for a cheeseburger I jumped over the counter and got a ming shot.
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Minging is a word that has it's origins with the British Army, It started to become mainstream around five years ago.
With regards to the word's meaning it is most correctly applied to an object that is dirty but can also mean drunk, disgusting or ugly. I can also be replaced with gipping, gopping, gouting or any other word ending in "ing" as it's not the syllables but the rthym that are important here.
"Your boots are minging,
your plumes in shite,
Your balls are swinging from left to right...."
or; I'm minging drunk, let's get mingining,
but also "Euchh, your locker is full of ming!"
even...I shagged this right hippocrocadilapig, she yas minging!
by Mike May 14, 2004
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