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'.
Words that rhyme with bangleangle, bespangle, dangle, entangle, fandangle, jangle, mangel, mangle, spangle, strangle, tangle, wangle, wide-angle, wrangle
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