Angling vs Dangling - What's the difference?

angling | dangling |


As verbs the difference between angling and dangling

is that angling is (fishing) while dangling is .

As nouns the difference between angling and dangling

is that angling is a form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport while dangling is the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.

As an adjective dangling is

suspended from above.

angling

English

Verb

(head)
  • (fishing)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia angling)
  • A form of fishing, with a rod, line and angle (hook) for recreation or sport.
  • * Thomas Barker
  • It is a speciall point to have the sun and moon before you, for the very motion of the rod drives all pleasure from you, either by day or by night; in all your anglings , both with worms and flyes, there must be a great care of that.

    Synonyms

    * the gentle craft

    dangling

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • suspended from above
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
  • The act of following or trailing around.
  • * 1866 , Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives
  • Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.

    Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * dangling modifier