Meaning of “angling” in the English Dictionary

"angling" in British English

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anglingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæŋ.ɡlɪŋ/ us /ˈæŋ.ɡlɪŋ/

the sport of trying to catch fish with a rod, line (= plastic thread), and hook (= curved piece of wire)

(Definition of “angling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"angling" in American English

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anglingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈæŋ·ɡlɪŋ/

the sport of trying to catch fish with a rod, line (= string), and hook

angler
noun [ C ] us /ˈæŋ·ɡlər/

Anglers line the stream, fishing for salmon.

(Definition of “angling” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)