gan·​gle | \ ˈgaŋgəl, -aiŋ- \

Definition of gangle

: to walk or move with or as if with a loose-jointed gait : move like a gangling person

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Other Words from gangle

gangle \ " \ noun, plural -s

First Known Use of gangle

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gangle

back-formation from gangling

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“Gangle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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