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Definition of "angling" [an•gling]

  • The act, process, or art of fishing with a hook and line and usually a rod. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "angling" in a sentence
  • "One of the most perplexing things in all of angling is how fish see and respond to color."
  • "Instead, my sister would tell me stories about the bear in the ceiling – there was proof of his existence, you could see the crack angling from the doorway to halfway across the room – who would become restless and crash down on us if I kept talking and he heard me."
  • "An American book on angling is a novelty, and yet America has "thousands of brooks, creeks, rivers, lakes, bays, and inlets" which "abound in game-fish.""