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ban·gle

 (băng′gəl)
n.
1. A rigid bracelet or anklet, especially one with no clasp.
2. An ornament that hangs from a bracelet or necklace.

[Hindi baṅgrī, glass bracelet.]

bangle

(ˈbæŋɡəl)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a bracelet, usually without a clasp, often worn high up round the arm or sometimes round the ankle
2. (Jewellery) a disc or charm hanging from a bracelet, necklace, etc
[C19: from Hindi bangrī]

ban•gle

(ˈbæŋ gəl)

n.
a rigid, ring-shaped bracelet, usu. made without a clasp.
[1780–90; < Hindi banglī]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bangle - jewelry worn around the wrist for decorationbangle - jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
ankle bracelet, anklet - an ornament worn around the ankle
armilla - (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm
clasp - a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
jewellery, jewelry - an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
2.bangle - cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothingbangle - cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
trinketry - trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively
Translations
سِوار، خِلْخال
nákotníknáramek
ankelringarmring
karperec
úlnliîs- eîa ökklahringur; armband
apyrankė
aprocerokassprādze

bangle

[ˈbæŋgl] Nbrazalete m, pulsera f

bangle

[ˈbæŋgəl] n (= bracelet) → bracelet mbang-on bang on [ˌbæŋˈɒn] (British) adj (= exactly right) [person] → au poil
to be bang-on with sth → être au poil avec qch

bangle

nArmreif(en) m; (for ankle) → Fußreif or -ring m

bangle

[ˈbæŋgl] nbraccialetto

bangle

(ˈbӕŋgl) noun
a bracelet worn on the arm or leg. gold bangles.
References in classic literature ?
He gave her little presents, a gold bangle, gloves, handkerchiefs, and the like.
That evening Miss Barry gave Diana a silver bangle bracelet and told the senior members of the household that she had unpacked her valise.
Raffles had made friends with the magnificent brute, while I took timid stock of his diamond studs, his jewelled watch-chain, his eighteen-carat bangle, and his six-inch lower jaw.
But they had no other clothing except their hairy skins, although many wore gold and silver bangles on their front wrists and bands of different metals on their rear ankles.
MacAndrew smoothed down the lap of her gown, and gold bangles fell over her wrists.
Oriental taste was displayed in the colors of her costume, which consisted of a white dress, close-fitting, and printed with an elaborate china blue pattern; a yellow straw hat covered with artificial hawthorn and scarlet berries; and tan-colored gloves reaching beyond the elbow, and decorated with a profusion of gold bangles.
Da Souza, a Jewess portly and typical, resplendent in black satin and many gold chains and bangles, occupied the seat of honour, and by her side was a little brown girl, with dark, timid eyes and dusky complexion, pitiably over-dressed but with a certain elf-like beauty, which it was hard to believe that she could ever have inherited.
Helen in her flight forgot to settle the hotel bill, and took their return tickets away with her; they had to pawn Jacky's bangles to get home, and the smash came a few days afterwards.
Glorvina danced past him in a fury with all the young subalterns of the station, and the Major was not in the least jealous of her performance, or angry because Captain Bangles of the Cavalry handed her to supper.
Inspector Boal said: "The owner admitted to me that he'd put the metal bangle around her neck when she was a kitten as he thought it was pretty.
continued to bangle would into her become very sore "Cats are natural hunters and curious explorers that enjoy climbing trees or pushing through tight spots and for these reasons it is imperative that any collar is designed to free should they become snagged during their adventures.
Here's a quick and easy way to get creative and colorful for your table- use crafted bangles as napkin rings.

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