Dictionary

cringle

noun crin·gle \ˈkriŋ-gəl\

Definition of CRINGLE

:  a loop or grommet at the corner of a sail to which a line is attached
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of CRINGLE

Low German kringel, diminutive of kring ring
First Known Use: 1627

Rhymes with CRINGLE

Browse

4 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: cringle–cranglePrevious Word in the Dictionary: cringeworthyAll Words Near: cringle
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears