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4 definitions found
 for bangle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bangle \Ban"gle\ (b[a^][ng]"g'l), v. t. [From 1st Bang.]
     To waste by little and little; to fritter away. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bangle \Ban"gle\, n. [Hind. bangr[imac] bracelet, bangle.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     Bangle ear, a loose hanging ear of a horse, like that of a
        spaniel.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bangle
      n 1: jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration [syn:
           bracelet, bangle]
      2: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: bangle,
         bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "bangle":
     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
  
  

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