bangle

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noun ban·gle \ˈbaŋ-gəl\

Definition of bangle

  1. 1 :  a stiff usually ornamental bracelet or anklet slipped or clasped on

  2. 2 :  an ornamental disk that hangs loosely (as on a bracelet)

Examples of bangle in a sentence

  1. She wore plastic bangles on both wrists.

  2. <wore a bracelet with small silver bangles on it>

Origin and Etymology of bangle

Hindi baṅglī


First Known Use: 1787

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BANGLE Defined for English Language Learners

bangle

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noun ban·gle \ˈbaŋ-gəl\

Definition of bangle for English Language Learners

  • : a large stiff ring that is worn as jewelry around the arm, wrist, or ankle



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