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Perhaps of Scandinavian origin, akin to Danish dangle.

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Infinitive
to Dangle

Third person singular
dangles

Simple past
dangled

Past participle
dangled

Present participle
dangling

to Dangle (third-person singular simple present dangles, present participle dangling, simple past and past participle dangled)
  1. (intransitive) to hang loosely with the ability to swing
    His feet would dangle in the water
  2. (intransitive, slang, ice hockey, lacrosse) the action of preforming a move or deke with the puck in order to get past a defender or goalie. Probably from It looks like he's dangling the puck on a string.
    He dangled around three players and the goalie to score.
  3. (transitive) to hang or trail something loosely
    I like to sit on the edge and dangle my feet in the water.

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Singular
Dangle

Plural
Dangles

Dangle (plural Dangles)
  1. An agent of one intelligence agency or group who pretends to be interested in defecting or turning to another intelligence agency or group.
  2. (slang, ice hockey, lacrosse) The action of dangling; a series of complex stick tricks and fakes in order to defeat the defender in style.
    That was a sick dangle for a great goal!

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