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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to dangle

Third person singular
dangl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to dangle (third-person singular simple present dangl, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) to hang loosely with the ability to swing
    His feet would dangle in the water
  2. (intransitive) (ice hockey)(slang) the action of preforming a move or deke with the puck in order to get past a defender or goalie. Probably from It looks like he's dangling the puck on a string.
    He dangled around three players and the goalie to score.
  3. (transitive) to hang or trail something loosely
    I like to sit on the edge and dangle my feet in the water.

Translations

Noun

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Singular
dangle

Plural
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  1. (intelligence) an agent of one intelligence agency or group who pretends to be interested in defecting or turning to another intelligence agency or group.
  2. (ice hockey)(slang) the action of dangling.
    That was a sick dangle for a great goal!

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