Dangle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæŋɡl|  American pronunciation of the word dangle
Brit.  |ˈdaŋɡ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word dangle

verb

- hang freely(syn: drop, swing)

the ornaments dangled from the tree

- cause to dangle or hang freely

He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree

Examples

Let your arms dangle at your sides.

She sat on the edge of the pool, dangling her feet in the water.

He dangled a piece of string in front of the cat.

The money she dangled in front of him wasn't enough to convince him to sell.

They refused to accept the money that was dangled before their eyes.

The children dangled their legs over the side of the swimming pool.

I dangled my feet in the clear blue water.

A light bulb dangled from the ceiling.

The glasses were dangling around her neck on a jewelled chain.

Other companies dangled huge pay offers before / in front of him.

the ornaments dangled from the tree

He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dangle
he/she/it: dangles
present participle: dangling
past tense: dangled
past participle: dangled
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