What is another word for spangle?

Pronunciation: [spˈaŋɡə͡l] (IPA)

Spangle refers to a small, shiny ornament that is typically circular or star-shaped. Some synonyms for spangle include sequin, bead, jewel, and glitter. Sequins are similar to spangles, but are usually flat and disk-shaped with a hole in the center, making them easier to sew onto fabric. Beads are similar to spangles in that they can be used for decoration, but they are often smaller and come in a variety of shapes and colors. Jewels, on the other hand, are typically larger and more expensive than spangles or sequins, and are often made of precious metals or stones. Finally, glitter is a loose material that can be applied to surfaces to create a sparkly effect, similar to that of spangles and sequins.

Synonyms for Spangle:

What are the hypernyms for Spangle?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Spangle?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for spangle?

Spangle is a word that denotes a small, shiny object on clothing or accessories. Its antonyms are words that indicate a lack of shine, sparkle, or glitter. Dull, drab, and lackluster are some of the antonyms of spangle. Dull means lacking brightness or interest, and it is the exact opposite of spangle's shine and sparkle. Drab refers to something that lacks color or liveliness, which is diametrically opposite to spangle's vibrancy. Lackluster is another antonym of spangle, which denotes a lack of brightness or liveliness. Spangle may represent joy and festivity, but its antonyms indicate a sense of weariness and monotony.

What are the antonyms for Spangle?

  • v.

    shimmer

Usage examples for Spangle

Mister Jim Crow was sitting on a fence stake listening to Mister Bob-o-link who was singing his Spingle, spangle song, when he saw six robins dart into Robert Robin's basswood tree.
"Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin"
Ben Field
I came over here just on purpose to listen to little Mister Bob-o-link sing his Spingle, spangle song.
"Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin"
Ben Field
It was built by Guarini in 1694, and is encrusted with the dark grayish-blue marble from Fabrosa, near Mondovi, which brings out in striking relief the pure white of the statues and the rich gilding of the ornaments, cornices, capitals, and eight-limbed stars which spangle the interior.
"The South of France--East Half"
Charles Bertram Black

Famous quotes with Spangle

  • Frank oh, say can you see, buy the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. who's bright strips and broad stars, in the parelious night, o'er the rampart's we watched, as the da da, da, da, da, da, and the rocket's red glare, lots of bombs in the air, gave proof to the night, that we still had a flag, oh say does that spangle banner wave, over all-l-l-l-l that's free, over the home, of the land, and the land of the free
    Naked Gun From the Files of Police Squad
  • Society has already told us that poetry is dead. Let's build a funeral pyre out of the desiccated conventions piled around us and watch the ancient, spangle-feathered, unkillable phoenix rise from the ashes.
    Dana Gioia

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