Definition of bangle in English:


Line breaks: ban¦gle
Pronunciation: /ˈbaŋg(ə)l


  • A rigid ornamental band worn round the arm or occasionally the ankle: she rubbed the ivory bangle on her wrist
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    • The trend has changed so radically that pretty, feminine summer dresses, hot tropical prints and sweet pastels look positively unfinished without necklaces, bangles, pendants and earrings.
    • Bentelli pieces are beautifully designed engagement ring rings, bracelets, earrings, pendants and bangles in polished silver.
    • She was festooned with bangles, rings, necklaces, earrings and jewellery.


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

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