Definition of gangle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡaNGɡəl/


[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.


Mid 20th century: back-formation from gangling.

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Syllabification: gan·gle

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