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spangle

span·gle

spangle

 
 
pronunciation:
spaeng gl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small thin piece of shiny metal, plastic, or the like, used for decoration, esp. on clothing.
Evening dresses of the 1920s were often adorned with rows of shimmering spangles.
definition 2: any small shiny or sparkling object.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spangled, spangles, spangling
definition: to decorate with or as with spangles.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to shine or sparkle with or like spangles.
derivation: spangly (adj.)
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