bangle

noun ban·gle \ ˈbaŋ-gəl \
Updated on: 25 Apr 2018

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)

Examples of bangle in a Sentence

  1. She wore plastic bangles on both wrists.

  2. wore a bracelet with small silver bangles on it

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Origin and Etymology of bangle

Hindi baṅglī

bangle Synonyms

Synonyms

charm, pendant (also pendent);

Related Words

locket, teardrop;

Other Jewelry Terms


BANGLE Defined for English Language Learners

bangle

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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