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an·gling

 (ăng′glĭng)
n.
The act, process, or art of fishing with a hook and line and usually a rod.

angling

(ˈæŋɡlɪŋ)
n
(Angling)
a. the art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing
b. (as modifier): an angling contest.

an•gling

(ˈæŋ glɪŋ)

n.
the act or art of fishing with a hook and line, usu. attached to a rod.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angling - fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)angling - fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
fishing, sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
fly-fishing - angling with an artificial fly as a lure
trolling, troll - angling by drawing a baited line through the water
fish lure, fisherman's lure - (angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers

angling

noun fishing He claimed that angling is a cruel sport.
Quotations
"a worm at one end and a fool at the other" [Dr. Johnson]
"God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling" [Izaak Walton]
Translations
صَيْد السَّمَك بِالصِّنَّارَهصيد بالصِنَّارَة
rybaření
lystfiskerisportsfiskeri
onginta
pecanje
horgászatsporthorgászat
stangveiîi
魚釣り
낚시질
rybačka
fritidsfiske
การตกปลา
câu cá

angling

[ˈæŋglɪŋ] Npesca f con caña

angling

[ˈæŋglɪŋ]
npêche f (à la ligne)
modif [club, association, website] → de pêche à la ligne

angling

n (esp Brit) → Angeln nt

angling

[ˈæŋglɪŋ] npesca con la lenza

angle2

(ˈӕŋgl) verb
to use a rod and line to try to catch fish. angling for trout.
ˈangler noun
a person who fishes with a rod and line.
ˈangling noun

angling

صيد بالصِنَّارَة rybaření lystfiskeri Angeln ψάρεμα pesca con caña onginta pêche pecanje pesca 魚釣り 낚시질 hengelsport sportsfiske wędkarstwo pesca ao anzol ужение fritidsfiske การตกปลา olta balıkçılığı câu cá 垂钓
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