Definitions for dangleˈdæŋ gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dangle, swing, drop(verb)

    hang freely

    "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"

  2. dangle(verb)

    cause to dangle or hang freely

    "He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree"


  1. dangle(Noun)

    An agent of one intelligence agency or group who pretends to be interested in defecting or turning to another intelligence agency or group.

  2. dangle(Noun)

    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!

  3. dangle(Verb)

    to hang loosely with the ability to swing

    His feet would dangle in the water

  4. dangle(Verb)

    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.

  5. dangle(Verb)

    to hang or trail something loosely

    I like to sit on the edge and dangle my feet in the water.

  6. Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin, akin to Danish dingle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dangle(verb)

    to hang loosely, or with a swinging or jerking motion

  2. Dangle(verb)

    to cause to dangle; to swing, as something suspended loosely; as, to dangle the feet

Anagrams of dangle »

  1. angled

  2. Glenda

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