fangle

noun
fan·​gle | \ ˈfaŋgəl, ˈfaiŋ- \
plural -s

Definition of fangle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a fashion especially when foppish or silly used with new and usually derogatorily
2 obsolete : a silly or fantastic contrivance : gewgaw, gaud
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of fangle (Entry 2 of 2)

now dialectal
: fashion, dress : deck out

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History and Etymology for fangle

Noun

probably from newfangle, adjective

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“Fangle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fangle. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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