verb (used without object), dan·gled, dan·gling.
verb (used with object), dan·gled, dan·gling.
- danger man,
- danger money,
- dangerous offender,
- dangling participle,
Origin of dangle
Examples from the Web for dangler
"This must have been Dangler's hangout," was Dick's comment.
That was the closest we ever came to going down Dangler's hill.Back Home|Eugene Wood
"Yes, and got your full share of the proceeds, while I ran the risk," growled Dangler.
I hate a dangler, who is more like a footman than a husband.Advice to Young Men|William Cobbett
The successful working of these institutions must be exceedingly gratifying to Mr. Dangler.Cleveland Past and Present|Maurice Joblin
Word Origin for dangle
1590s, probably from Scandinavian (cf. Danish dangle, Swedish dangla "to swing about," Norwegian dangla), perhaps via North Frisian dangeln. Related: Dangled; dangling.