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gangle

[gang-guh l]
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verb (used without object), gan·gled, gan·gling.
  1. to move awkwardly or ungracefully: A tall, stiff-jointed man gangled past.

Origin of gangle

First recorded in 1965–70; back formation from gangling
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Historical Examples

  • Yes, of course; those in that profession are not so inclined to gangle.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 11, 1893

    Various

  • The other was a tall ridiculous outfit made up entire of bulgin' breast and gangle laigs.