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Definition of "dangler" [dan•gler]

  • One who dangles about others, especially after women. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dangler" in a sentence
  • "She landed on her bed; it was the sort commonly called a "dangler"-- a two person hammock of strong but lightweight demi-silk, anchored to the ceiling at four points."
  • ""This case seems potentially more serious than the Sestak matter for at least three reasons: the dangler was a government official and not a private citizen/intermediary; the jobs dangled were paid positions (unlike the unpaid advisory slot dangled to Sestak); and Romanoff is not obviously as qualified for these jobs as Sestak was for the position discussed with him.""
  • "I desire my lady's man may be eail'd my lady's dangler, which is the term at Court for such sort of cattle."