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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dan•gleˈdæŋ gəl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to hang loosely, esp. with a swaying motion.

  2. to hang around or follow a person, as if seeking favor or attention.

  3. (v.t.)to cause to dangle; hold or carry swaying loosely.

  4. to offer as an inducement.

  5. (n.)the act of dangling.

  6. something that dangles.

Idioms for dangle:

  1. keep someone dangling,to keep someone in a state of uncertainty.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of dangle:

1580–90; expressive word akin to Norw, Sw dangla, Dan dangle dangle

dan′gler(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. dangler(Noun)

    one who dangles about others, especially after women.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dangler(noun)

    one who dangles about or after others, especially after women; a trifler

Anagrams of dangler

  1. gnarled

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