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gangle

Syllabification: gan·gle
Pronunciation: /ˈɡaNGɡəl
 
/

Definition of gangle in English:

verb

[no object]
Move ungracefully.
Example sentences
  • When he gangles on to the stage tonight he tells us that there are going to be new songs (mild applause) and old songs (total pandemonium).
  • He gangled over to me and stuck out a pale pink paw.

Origin

mid 20th century: back-formation from gangling.

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