ban·​gle | \ ˈbaŋ-gəl How to pronounce bangle (audio) \

Definition of bangle

1 : a stiff usually ornamental bracelet or anklet slipped or clasped on
2 : an ornamental disk that hangs loosely (as on a bracelet)

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Examples of bangle in a Sentence

She wore plastic bangles on both wrists. wore a bracelet with small silver bangles on it
Recent Examples on the Web Ciara opens the clip, donning a red Poetic Justice graphic t-shirt, extra large hoop earrings and dozens of gold bangle bracelets as the upbeat dance track plays in the background. Jack Irvin,, 20 July 2022 But despite her grandmother (Samina Ahmed), mother (Zenobia Shroff), and brother (Saagar Shaikh) also being descendants of the ClanDestines, only Kamala exhibits powers with the bangle. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 July 2022 Did Captain Marvel find the other bangle to contact Kamala? Milan Polk, Men's Health, 13 July 2022 Collapsing on her bed at home after overcoming the Department of Damage Control, Kamala Khan (Vellani) is suddenly ripped away by a blast of energy that appears to emulate from her bangle. Ryan Parker, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 July 2022 The event is pertinent in Kamala’s family and the bangle-possessing powers passed down to her as her mother’s side of the family left India on the last train to the city of Karachi. Brahmjot Kaur, NBC News, 11 July 2022 In the show, her powers seem like energy projections tied to a bangle passed down from her grandmother. Nojan Aminosharei, Harper's BAZAAR, 8 June 2022 The bangle has also caused Kamala to see a vision of a train. Paul Schrodt, Men's Health, 6 July 2022 The object that gives Kamala her powers is a bangle from her nani, a literal and physical connection to her culture and heritage. Katherine Singh,, 16 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bangle

1757, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bangle

Hindi baṅglī

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4 Aug 2022

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“Bangle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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