Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which dangles or hangs; one who dangles about another.
- n. one who dangles about others, especially after women.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who dangles about or after others, especially after women; a trifler.
- to dangle + -er (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“I think the Park Slope 'dangler' and the Prospect Park Prince are one and the same.”
“You can see from the middle pic that the choker has a "dangler" down the back for an even more sexy look, esp with a dress!”
“Muradjan Halmuratov Uzbekistan was the final dangler caught just before the final lap to go.”
“Can I borrow, puhleeze, a Boyden pic, IOW, you lovable loyal right royal lure-dangler, you?”
“You see I've never been a radio listener, a CD swapper, or an earbud dangler.”
“The entire ordeal is disheartening at best, a noose-dangler at worst. rotgut says:”
“After years as an editor at The New York Times Book Review, I can vouch that almost everybody gets something wrong now and then -- a dangler here, a spelling problem there, a runaway sentence, beastly punctuation.”
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