A rigid ornamental band worn round the arm or occasionally the ankle: she rubbed the ivory bangle on her wrist
More example sentences
- 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'.