Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “angle”


verb [T]     /ˈæŋɡl/
to aim or turn something in a direction that is not horizontal or vertical: She angled a shot into the corner of the court.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
(Definition of angle verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “angle”

Definitions of “angle” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More