dangling

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dangling (not comparable)

  1. Suspended from above.

Noun[edit]

dangling (plural danglings)

  1. The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
  2. The act of following or trailing around.
  3. (colloquial, Canada, US) All out, open throttle, with all you have. [from 20th c.]
    • 1866, Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives:
      [] Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.

Verb[edit]

dangling

  1. present participle of dangle

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