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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈæŋ.glə(r)/

Noun

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angler

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  1. A person who fishes with a hook and line.
    A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season.
  2. An angler fish.
    The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head.
  3. Someone who tries to works an angle; a person who schemes or has an ulterior motive.
    Jonas was a consummate angler when it came the company's leave policy; he had it figured so he only needed to work six months out of the year.
  4. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Pilferers or petty thieves, who, with a stick having a hook at the end, steal goods out of shop-windows, grates, etc.

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References

angler” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

  • 1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue, available from Project Gutenberg [1]

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