Definition of dingle in English:

dingle

Line breaks: din¦gle
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪŋg(ə)l
 
/

noun

literary or dialect
A deep wooded valley or dell.
More example sentences
  • He described the scene thus in 1941 - ‘The River Ure flows through a valley once more charming than it is today, but still beautiful in thickly wooded dingles, water falling in cascades, scars of naked rock, and fine views’.
Synonyms
valley, dale, vale, hollow, gully; Britishdene, combe, slade, nook; Northern Englishclough; Scottishglen, strath
literary dell

Origin

Middle English (denoting a deep abyss): of unknown origin. The current sense dates from the mid 17th century.

Definition of dingle in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day antebellum
Pronunciation: ˌantɪˈbɛləm
adjective
occurring or existing before a particular war…