Definitions

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  • adjective Dangling; tending to dangle.

Etymologies

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dangle +‎ -y

Examples

  • These are several feet in height, and made entirely of porcelain--including their... whatever you call their dangly bits.

    Starship & Museum Bulletin Board #2: Non-Square

  • These are several feet in height, and made entirely of porcelain--including their... whatever you call their dangly bits.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • I shall laugh my semi-redundant 'dangly' bits off and keep the other item ready to celebrate the collapse of the unelected and unaccountable European Soviet Union.

    Army Rumour Service

  • It seems that in nearly every restaurant I go to that requires credit card signatures and has a woman on the till, said woman will have a cute pen decorated with Hello Kitty or the like, often complete with a dangly mascot.

    Supermarket own brand shopping in Japan

  • Her dangly pearl earrings, the ones that match her necklace, dance, mirroring her amazement.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Ageless Storyteller

  • It had to be a dangly piercing that bobbled around.

    Free Fiction February: "Antickes and Frets" by Susanna Clarke

  • Her snow boots kicked off, the petite 33-year-old expert on the Internet and youth is wearing a loose tan sweater, dangly silver jewelry and a trademark fuzzy hat that resembles the ears of a white Pomeranian puppy.

    Digital Anthropologist

  • From the other end, Suraiya flew to join her, flimsy silver crochet sweater in hand, dangly bead purse on her shoulder, just as the elevator rolled up.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • (Remember Cindy Mancini, the Tucson, Ariz., high school student who wore dangly Southwestern earrings with a white fringed leather jacket and a fluffy side part?)

    Romancing the Stone

  • It was down to two dresses: One that was more “Peter” (elegant, classic, simple), and one that was TOTALLY ME (quirky and fun with long dangly rosebuds everywhere and slightly a mess, haha).

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