Spangle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspæŋɡl|  American pronunciation of the word spangle
Brit.  |ˈspaŋɡ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word spangle

noun

- adornment consisting of a small piece of shiny material used to decorate clothing (syn: diamante, sequin)

verb

- glitter as if covered with spangles
- decorate with spangles(syn: bespangle)

Examples

showgirls dressed in costumes with gold spangles

...in typical Las Vegas fashion, the showgirls' sequined costumes spangled gloriously...

Innumerable plates of mica spangled the sand.

The meadows, spangled with yellow flowers.

The city skyline was spangled with lights.

Word forms

noun
singular: spangle
plural: spangles
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