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bangle Explained

bangle at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


bangle at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"ring-shaped bracelet," 1787, from Hindi bangri "colored glass bracelet or anklet." ///

bangle at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1700-1800; Language: Hindi; Origin: bangli]// a solid band of gold, silver etc that you wear loosely around your wrist as jewellery// bracelet//

bangle at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "bangle":
anklet, armlet, beads, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, chain,
chaplet, charm, chatelaine, circle, coronet, crown, diadem,
earring, fob, gem, jewel, locket, necklace, nose ring, pin,
precious stone, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque,
wampum, wristband, wristlet

Bangle at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bangle \Ban"gle\, v. t. [From 1st {Bang}.]
To waste by little and little; to fritter away. [Obs.]

Bangle \Ban"gle\, n. [Hind. bangr[=i] bracelet, bangle.]
An ornamental circlet, of glass, gold, silver, or other
material, worn by women in India and Africa, and in some
other countries, upon the wrist or ankle; a ring bracelet.

{Bangle ear}, a loose hanging ear of a horse, like that of a

bangle at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration [syn: {bracelet}]
2: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: {bauble},
{gaud}, {gewgaw}, {novelty}, {fallal}, {trinket}]

bangle at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » ˈbæŋɡəɫ
  • : Inter: rhymes » æŋɡəl

    Etymology 1

    Inter: wikipedi » a

  • From Inter: etyl » hi|en Inter: term » बंग्ली||glass bracelet|lang=hi.


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A rigid bracelet or anklet, especially one with no clasp.
    1. 1919, Category: w - :William Somerset Maugham|W. Somerset Maugham, Category: w - :The Moon and Sixpence|The Moon and Sixpence, Category: s - :The Moon and Sixpence/Chapter XV|ch. 15
    2. :Mrs. MacAndrew smoothed down the lap of her gown, and gold bangles fell over her wrists.
      Inter: trans-to » p

  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|სამაჯური|tr=samaǰuri|sc=Geor

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    Inter: unk » .


    Inter: en-verb » bangl|es
  • Inter: obsolet » e To waste, fritter (away).
    1. 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York Review Books 2001, p. 273:
    2. : Thus betwixt hope and fear, suspicions, angers ... betwixt falling in, falling out, etc., we bangle away our best days, befool out our times ....


      * Bengal

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    Translation: et » bangle
    Translation: es » bangle
    Translation: fa » bangle
    Translation: ko » bangle
    Translation: io » bangle
    Translation: id » bangle
    Translation: kn » bangle
    Translation: sw » bangle
    Translation: ku » bangle
    Translation: hu » bangle
    Translation: mg » bangle
    Translation: ml » bangle
    Translation: my » bangle
    Translation: ps » bangle
    Translation: pl » bangle
    Translation: ru » bangle
    Translation: fi » bangle
    Translation: ta » bangle
    Translation: vi » bangle
    Translation: zh » bangle