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Definition of "bangle" [ban•gle]

  • A rigid bracelet or anklet, especially one with no clasp. (noun)
  • An ornament that hangs from a bracelet or necklace. (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 "bangle" in a sentence
  • "on Feb. 9, I want a tag bangle bracelet from Birks's Vancouver 2010 Collection on my wrist to empower me."
  • "Each addition to the bangle is a la carte, so you can stay within your budget."
  • "The tourist is now making fluttery movements from her heart to the sky and pointing to the bangle, which is obviously indicating a family heirloom that's she's not parting with."