angling angling  /ˈæŋɡ lɪŋ/


  • (n) fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)


  1. Now Newsom is angling again to bestow city residents with rights that Americans living elsewhere don't have.
  2. A bonefishing enthusiast, he sometimes jets off to the Bahamas for a day's angling.
  3. Other angling garb: Frogg Toggs' $19 Chilly Pad and $16 Hydroweave Cap, a towel and hat for beating boat heat.


  1. Nothing ‘fishy’ about state plan for Bristol’s park ponds

    BRISTOL — The state is angling to add three city park ponds to its community fishing program.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

  2. Halibut heaven

    Flatfish fishermen Dick Mullins, left, of Aumsville and his angling buddy, Wayne Rackham of Albany, decked these handsome halibut in 600 feet of water last week on a trip aboard the Tacklebuster.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Newport News-Times

  3. NBA Finals 2013: Tim Duncan entered game illegally in waning seconds of regulation

    Angling for the game-winning basket in the final seconds of regulation in Game 6, the San Antonio Spurs brought Tim Duncan back into the game while referees reviewed Ray Allen's game-tying shot.
    on June 19, 2013     Source:

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  1. "Basically I was just following him pretty much shoulder-to-shoulder, kind of angling him towards the boards," Hollweg said after practice Wednesday, according to The Canadian Press. "I felt if he had continued to skate forward it would have...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Ryan Hollweg Source: ESPN

  2. "I missed the 'Superman Returns' boat," Quinto said, although many have commented about his resemblance to Clark Kent when he wore glasses in last week's episode. "So I'm angling for 'Star Trek.' People are constantly telling me I bear some...
    on Dec 2, 2006 By: Zachary Quinto Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  3. "What he's probably angling for is an honorable way out," said George Ayittey, an economist at American University in Washington and a former World Bank consultant. "Right now, even if the board were to clear him, there is so much rancor at...
    on May 7, 2007 By: George Ayittey Source: Bloomberg

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