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Meaning of BANGLE

Pronunciation:  'banggul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cheap showy jewelry or ornament or clothing
  2. [n]  jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration

BANGLE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bauble, bracelet, fallal, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, trinket
 See Also: ankle bracelet, anklet, clasp, jewellery, jewelry, stuff, sundries, sundry, whatchamacallit, whatsis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ban"gle\, v. t. [From 1st {Bang}.]
    To waste by little and little; to fritter away. [Obs.]
  2. \Ban"gle\, n. [Hind. bangr[=i] bracelet, bangle.]
    An ornamental circlet, of glass, gold, silver, or other
    material, worn by women in India and Africa, and in some
    other countries, upon the wrist or ankle; a ring bracelet.
    {Bangle ear}, a loose hanging ear of a horse, like that of a
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: anklet, armlet, beads, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, circle, coronet, crown, diadem, earring, fob, gem, jewel, locket, necklace, nose ring, pin, precious stone, rhinestone, ring, stickpin, stone, tiara, torque, wampum, wristband, wristlet