Usage note
This word may also be spelled “manguear” in the senses shown in 2) and 3).
transitive verb
1. (colloquial) (to steal) (Spain) 
a. to pinch (colloquial) 
Karla sería incapaz de mangarle dinero a nadie.Karla could never be capable of pinching money from anyone.
b. to swipe (colloquial) 
Han estado mangando carteras en el metro, así que anda con cuidado.They've been swiping wallets in the subway, so be careful.
c. to nick (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
Es la segunda vez que le mangan el celular a David.It's the second time someone's nicked David's cell phone.
2. (colloquial) (to take without giving back) (River Plate) 
Lilia se la pasa mangándole cigarros a Pedro.Lilia is constantly scrounging cigarettes from Pedro.
intransitive verb
3. (colloquial) (to freeload) (River Plate) 
¿Por qué no consigues un trabajo en vez de mangar de tus amigos cada día?Why don't you try to get a job instead of scrounging from your friends every day?
transitive verb
1. (colloquial) (Spain) 
a. to pinch 
b. to nick (United Kingdom) 
mangar algo a alguiento pinch o
transitive verb
1 (robar) to pinch (familiar); nick (familiar)
2 (mendigar) to scrounge (familiar)
intransitive verb
(robar) (gen) to pilfer (familiar); (en tienda) to shoplift; (S. Cone) to scrounge (familiar);
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