American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rigid bracelet or anklet, especially one with no clasp.
- n. An ornament that hangs from a bracelet or necklace.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To beat about or down, as corn by the wind.
- To waste by little and little; squander carelessly; fritter.
- In falconry, to beat about in the air; flutter: said of a hawk which does not rise steadily and then swoop down upon its prey.
- To flap or hang down loosely, as a hat-brim or an animal's ear.
- n. An ornamental ring worn upon the arms and ankles in India and Africa. Hence A bracelet without a clasp; a ring-bracelet, generally with small ornaments suspended from it.
- n. Nautical, a hoop of a spar.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To waste by little and little; to fritter away.
- n. An ornamental circlet, of glass, gold, silver, or other material, worn mostly by women, upon the wrist or ankle; a ring bracelet. It differs from other bracelets in being rigid and not articulated, in contrast to bracelets made of links.
- n. jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration
- n. cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
- Unknown (Wiktionary)
- Hindi baṅgrī, glass bracelet. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“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.”
“Case in point: The Toyota Camry, probably the most conservative car in the world, and one that attempts to appeal to as great a cross-section of buyers as possible, uses the rear end (aka bangle Bustle or in the parlance of our times, Bangle Butt) from the 2002 BMW E65 7 Series.”
“A Sikh teenager excluded from school for breaking a “no jewellery” rule by refusing to remove a wrist bangle which is central to her faith was a victim of unlawful discrimination, a judge ruled today.”
“Thereupon she donned a devotee's dress and betaking herself to the goldsmith, said to him, "To whom belongeth the bangle which is now with the king?" and said he,”
“I spotted a beautiful limited-edition bangle -- art deco purple pattern on a metal band.”
“That includes bangle bracelets that make noise when you move your hands, eye-catching costume jewelry, strong perfumes, and, potentially, a very large engagement ring.”
“Photographs by Kurt Wilberding Marco Bicego Jaipur bangle crafted in 18-karat yellow gold with citrine and mother-of-pearl, $890, and Jaipur bangle crafted in 18-karat yellow gold with citrine and blue topaz, $890 each, Saks, 877-551-7257”
“It's elegant, it's sleek, it's simple, it's so great next to a Cartier bangle or next to your own bangle.”
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