Definition of spangle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈspæŋɡl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspæŋɡl//
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a small piece of shiny metal or plastic used to decorate clothes synonym sequin a dress covered with red spangles Word Originlate Middle English: diminutive from obsolete spang ‘glittering ornament’, from Middle Dutch spange ‘buckle’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spangle

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