Gargling vs Gangling - What's the difference?

gargling | gangling |


As nouns the difference between gargling and gangling

is that gargling is the act of one who gargles while gangling is (nonce|nonstandard) a member of a gang.

As a verb gargling

is .

As an adjective gangling is

awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

gargling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who gargles.
  • The dentist recommended regular garglings with mouthwash.

    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.