Definition of Dangler

1. n. One who dangles about or after others, especially after women; a trifler.



Definition of Dangler

1. Noun. one who dangles about others, especially after women. ¹

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Definition of Dangler

1. one that dangles [n -S] - See also: dangles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dangler

dangerous
dangerous behaviour
dangerous goods
dangerous undertaking
dangerously
dangerousness
dangerousnesses
dangers
dangherous
danging
dangle
dangle-berry
dangleberries
dangleberry
dangled
dangler (current term)
danglers
dangles
danglier
dangliest
dangling
dangling modifier
dangling participle
dangling participles
danglingly
danglings
dangly
dangs
danielsite
danio

Literary usage of Dangler

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"The dangler is not only a terror and a torment to mothers, but he is often an ... The dangler is more dangerous to gay wives than to lively spinsters. ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"A dangler about women ; the professed gallant of a married woman. Also the knot of gilk or ribbon which is attached to fans, walking-sticks, umbrellas, etc. ..."

3. History of Monmouth County, New Jersy, 1664-1920 by Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1922)
"JOSEPH L. dangler—A life-long residence in the place of his birth has made ... Daniel Campeón dangler, son of Daniel dangler, was born at Centreville (now ..."

4. History of Monmouth County, New Jersy, 1664-1920 by Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1922)
"JOSEPH L. dangler—A life-long residence in the place of his birth has made Mr. ... Daniel dangler, grandfather of Joseph L. dangler, was born in Monmouth ..."

5. The Prince and His Ants: (Ciondolino) by Luigi Bertelli (1910)
"... dangler BRINGS GOOD LUCK. In an instant there was a great uproar, when suddenly one of the old ants threw herself into the midst of the tumult crying, ..."

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