Definition of bangle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaNGɡəl/


A rigid bracelet or anklet.
Example sentences
  • Twist 14-gauge wire into spiral formations to bang out copper bangle bracelets assembly-line style.
  • Scottie gave Charlie a cosmetic bag that his mom had picked out, and Sara's present was a silver plated bangle bracelet.
  • Nestled into the gleaming array of jeweled beauties were my weakness, bangle bracelets.
bracelet, wristlet, anklet, armlet


Late 18th century: from Hindi baṅglī 'glass bracelet'.

Words that rhyme with bangle

angle, bespangle, dangle, entangle, fandangle, jangle, mangel, mangle, spangle, strangle, tangle, wangle, wide-angle, wrangle

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Syllabification: ban·gle

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