[ gang-guhl ]
/ ˈgæŋ gəl /
verb (used without object), gan·gled, gan·gling.
to move awkwardly or ungracefully: A tall, stiff-jointed man gangled past.
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Origin of gangle
First recorded in 1965–70; back formation from gangling
Words nearby gangle
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Example sentences from the Web for gangle
The other was a tall ridiculous outfit made up entire of bulgin' breast and gangle laigs.The Boy Scouts Book of Stories|Various
Yes, of course; those in that profession are not so inclined to gangle.