Gaggling vs Gangling - What's the difference?

gaggling | gangling |


As a verb gaggling

is .

As an adjective gangling is

awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

As a noun gangling is

(nonce|nonstandard) a member of a gang.

gaggling

English

Verb

(head)
  • gangling

    English

    Etymology 1

    Perhaps from .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.
  • A gangling teenager.

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nonce, nonstandard) A member of a gang.
  • * 2007 , Edward Estlin Cummings, Eimi :
  • "Well, we'll meet in New York and you can see what's left of me! Bon voyage" the ganglings smirked & just beyond Grand, bang into not — da.