dangle, swing, drop(verb)
"the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
cause to dangle or hang freely
"He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"
An agent of one intelligence agency or group who pretends to be interested in defecting or turning to another intelligence agency or group.
The action of dangling; a series of complex stick tricks and fakes in order to defeat the defender in style.
That was a sick dangle for a great goal!
to hang loosely with the ability to swing
His feet would dangle in the water
the action of performing a move or deke with the puck in order to get past a defender or goalie. Probably from It looks like he's dangling the puck on a string.
He dangled around three players and the goalie to score.
to hang or trail something loosely
I like to sit on the edge and dangle my feet in the water.
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin, akin to Danish dingle.
to hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion
to cause to dangle; to swing, as something suspended loosely; as, to dangle the feet
Origin: [Akin to Dan. dangle, dial. Sw. dangla, Dan. dingle, Sw. dingla, Icel. dingla; perh. from E. ding.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dang′gl, v.t. to hang loosely or with a swinging motion: to follow any one about.—v.t. to make to dangle.—n. Dan′gler, one who dangles about others, esp. about women. [Scand., Dan. dangle, to dangle; cf. Ice. dingla, to swing; Sw. danka, to saunter.]
The numerical value of dangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of dangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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