Dangling vs Swinging - What's the difference?

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Dangling is a related term of swinging.


As adjectives the difference between dangling and swinging

is that dangling is suspended from above while swinging is (informal) fine, good, successful.

As nouns the difference between dangling and swinging

is that dangling is the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension while swinging is the act or motion of that which swings.

As verbs the difference between dangling and swinging

is that dangling is while swinging is .

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

    swinging

    Noun

  • The act or motion of that which swings.
  • * 1973 , Socialist Review (volume 8, page 331)
  • Mr. Henderson's chief trouble seems to be that he cannot forget his old shiftiness of views and his pendulum-like swingings between Liberalism and Independent Labourism
  • An activity where couples engage in sexual activity with different partners.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (informal) Fine, good, successful.
  • The party was swinging .