Dangling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæŋɡəlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word dangling
Brit.  |ˈdaŋɡ(ə)lɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word dangling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to dangle

noun

- the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely) (syn: hanging, suspension)

Examples

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

...a recess in the face of the cliff that is hidden by the thick vines dangling from the jagged overhang above...

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

Long dangling earrings are especially flattering to tall women.

There was a rope dangling down into a dark, bottomless hole.

The old man had a cigarette dangling from the corner of his mouth.

dangling their legs in the water to catch pretend fish

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