What does spangle mean?

Definitions for spangle
ˈspæŋ gəlspan·gle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word spangle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sequin, spangle, diamante(verb)

    adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing

  2. spangle(verb)

    glitter as if covered with spangles

  3. spangle, bespangle(verb)

    decorate with spangles

    "the star-spangled banner"


  1. spangle(Noun)

    a small piece of sparkling metallic material sewn on to a garment as decoration; a sequin

  2. spangle(Noun)

    any small sparkling object

  3. spangle(Verb)

    to sparkle, flash or coruscate

  4. spangle(Verb)

    to fix spangles to a garment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spangle(noun)

    a small plate or boss of shining metal; something brilliant used as an ornament, especially when stitched on the dress

  2. Spangle(noun)

    figuratively, any little thing that sparkless

  3. Spangle(verb)

    to set or sprinkle with, or as with, spangles; to adorn with small, distinct, brilliant bodies; as, a spangled breastplate

  4. Spangle(verb)

    to show brilliant spots or points; to glisten; to glitter

  5. Origin: [OE. spangel, dim. of AS. spange. See Spang a spangle.]


  1. Spangle

    Spangle is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The population was 278 at the 2010 census. The name is from William Spangle, early pioneer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spangle

    spang′gl, n. a small, thin plate or boss of shining metal: anything sparkling and brilliant, like a spangle.—v.t. to adorn with spangles.—v.i. to glitter.—adjs. Spang′led, Spang′ly.—n. Spang′ler. [A.S. spange; Ger. spange, Ice. spöng.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. spangle

    [UK] The singular of bells and whistles. See also spungle.

How to pronounce spangle?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of spangle in a Sentence

  1. Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad:

    Frank oh, say can you see, buy the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. who's bright strips and broad stars, in the parelious night, o'er the rampart's we watched, as the da da, da, da, da, da, and the rocket's red glare, lots of bombs in the air, gave proof to the night, that we still had a flag, oh say does that spangle banner wave, over all-l-l-l-l that's free, over the home, of the land, and the land of the free

Images & Illustrations of spangle

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