- 1[transitive] angle something to move or place something so that it is not straight or not directly facing somebody/something He angled his chair so that he could sit and watch her.
- 2[transitive] angle something to present information, a report, etc. based on a particular way of thinking or for a particular audience The programme is angled towards younger viewers.
- 3(also go angling) [intransitive] to catch fish with a line and a hook Word Originverb senses 1 to 2 late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin angulus
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they angle
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡl//he / she / it angles
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡlz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡlz//past simple angled
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡld//past participle angled
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡld//-ing form angling
BrE BrE//ˈæŋɡlɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋɡlɪŋ//