Associations to the word «Dangling»


DANGLING, adjective. Suspended from above
DANGLING, noun. The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
DANGLING, noun. The act of following or trailing around.
DANGLING, verb. Present participle of dangle
DANGLING MODIFIER, noun. (grammar) A word or clause that modifies another word or clause ambiguously, possibly causing confusion with regard to the speaker's intended meaning.
DANGLING MODIFIERS, noun. Plural of dangling modifier
DANGLING PARTICIPLE, noun. (grammar) Any participle used as a dangling modifier.
DANGLING PARTICIPLES, noun. Plural of dangling participle

Dictionary definition

DANGLING, noun. The act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin