verb (used without object), dan·gled, dan·gling.
verb (used with object), dan·gled, dan·gling.
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Idioms for dangle
Origin of dangle
OTHER WORDS FROM dangledangler, noundan·gling·ly, adverb
How to use dangle in a sentence
They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.
A teenage soldier with a lit cigarette dangling from his mouth stepped onto the bus and told all the men to get off.On the Bus: Ukraine’s Frontline Express Across the Battle Lines|Ted Phillips|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From there she freezes, the card in question dangling from her lips as she waits for him to catch on.
She was discovered by husband Thomas Cohen in a spare room, where she lay on a bed with one leg dangling on the floor.
To the wannabe winners he gave business cards and fliers, dangling attractive security solutions for their would-be shops.
He was not a man to dodge trouble that might bring profit dangling to the fringe of her skirt.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Mariequita sat near by, dangling her legs, watching him work, and handing him nails from the tool-box.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Besides, there was the ever unceasing grizzly spectre of poverty dangling before Jessie's eyes.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
The American was dressed after the fashion prevailing in the hills, and had a couple of revolvers dangling at his hips.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
I remember the feeling I had when my brother once showed me the picture of a man dangling from the branch of a tree.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman