[ UK /dˈæŋɡə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈdæŋɡəɫ/ ]
VERB
  1. cause to dangle or hang freely
    He dangled the ornaments from the Christmas tree
  2. hang freely
    the ornaments dangled from the tree
    The light dropped from the ceiling
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How To Use dangle In A Sentence

  • This nifty little thriller opens with the arresting image of a nebbishy accountant being dangled over the side of a bridge.
  • To complete the desired effect of Edmund's cuteness, the photographer has put a posy of flowers into his hand, then perched him on a tall rattan chair from which his short legs dangle.
  • They are then strung from trees and dangle in the scorching sun. Times, Sunday Times
  • A single electric light bulb dangled from the ceiling.
  • Paul watched carefully the vagaries of her excitement, and kept his sharp hawk's-eye upon everything; he had quite made up his mind not to dangle for two years, as he had round Colette de Rosen. The Immortal Or, One Of The "Forty." (L'immortel) - 1877
  • Co.rtesy Loree Rodkin Co. Jessica Biel shows off white-gold and diamond quatrefoil earrings with briolette dangles. Loree Rodkin's Star Studded Jewelry
  • From his lapel dangled, one above the other, three RNLI service medals. THE MAIN CAGES
  • The offer of further employment is dangled before them like a carrot, if their work is good enough.
  • Microphones now dangle discretely over the pews, so the congregation can hear each other sing; the bema , or stage, has been lowered and the front rows made movable, so that the clergy can feel closer to the congregation. After Fire, Temple Rises
  • From one hand she dangled the sandals by their straps. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings
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