a rigid, ring-shaped bracelet usually made without a clasp so as to slip over the hand, but sometimes having a hinged opening and a clasp.
- bangled, adjective
- un·ban·gled, adjective
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How to use bangle in a sentence
In the trailer, Samir can be seen donning a patka, a head covering worn by Sikh boys, and a kara, a steel or cast iron bangle that signifies an unbreakable attachment and commitment to god in the Sikh faith.South Asian representation is finally trickling down to American kids entertainment | Ananya Bhattacharya | August 27, 2021 | Quartz
She wore a low-cut pink dress and bangle bracelets up both arms, her hair properly poufed.
People are wearing garbage bags on runways—why not wear a roll of tape as a bangle?Can the Penny Chic Fashion Blog Make Walmart Chic? | Isabel Wilkinson | March 22, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
From a half dollar they will hammer out or mold a bangle and cover it with chasing very deftly cut.Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska | Charles Warren Stoddard
The men stood terrified and fascinated; and bangle, gazing, bade 'God bless 'em.'Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore | Charles Hardwick
Yes—I have actually a bangle rivetted on—with a date inside—the date I was insane enough to agree——Isn't it dreadful?
For this Jeweler must have kept my bangle and brought this one in its place.Old Deccan Days | M. Frere
So the Rajah had to wait till the bangle-seller was ready to go.Old Deccan Days | M. Frere
British Dictionary definitions for bangle
a bracelet, usually without a clasp, often worn high up round the arm or sometimes round the ankle
a disc or charm hanging from a bracelet, necklace, etc
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