angle[ ang-guh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF angle
Synonyms for angle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANGLE
He has lived so long in the Quarter he looks at life from the Parisian angle.
Just what this angle of ascension may be is difficult to determine.
At an angle calculated to intercept the caravan, Kingozi set off down the hill.
He looked at me out of the angle of his eye to make sure that I was in earnest.
He struck heavily, straight for the angle of Woodville's chin.
He had been lightly hooked on the angle of the right jaw, and the hook had not wearied him.
He was aware of Angle's fluttering farewells on the sidewalk.
"With your permission," he said negligently; and drew the girl aside to the angle of the stairway.
He strode along beside the wall, turned the angle, and regained the road.
The opened half-door was opened a little further, and secured at that angle for the time.
"to fish with a hook," mid-15c., from Old English angel (n.) "angle, hook, fishhook," related to anga "hook," from PIE *ang-/*ank- "to bend" (see angle (n.)). Cf. Old English angul, Old Norse öngull, Old High German angul, German Angel "fishhook." Figurative sense is recorded from 1580s.
Related: Angled; angling.