noun Date: 15th century 1. one that angles 2. anglerfish

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  • Angler — Angler …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • angler — ⇒ANGLER, verbe trans. Former en angle. Rem. Attesté ds la plupart des dict. gén. du XIXe et du XXe siècle. PRONONC. Dernière transcription ds DG : an glé. ÉTYMOL. ET HIST. 1. A. fr. s angler « se retirer, se cacher dans un coin » (Mirac. Mss… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Angler — bezeichnet: eine Person, die den Angelsport betreibt den Tonassistenten beim Film, da er die Tonangel bedient Angler Rind, eine alte Hausrinderrasse Siehe auch:  Wiktionary: Angler – Bedeutungserklärungen, Wortherkunft, Synonyme,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Angler — may refer to:* A fisherman who angles with rod. * The angler, Lophius piscatorius , a goosefish. * More generally, any anglerfish in the order Lophiiformes. * A person who puts a hook on the end of a stick or pole with the intention of opening a… …   Wikipedia

  • Angler — An gler, n. 1. One who angles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A fish ({Lophius piscatorius}), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angler — Angler, Fisch, s. Seeteufel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • angler — (n.) fisher with a hook and line, mid 15c. (c.1300 as a surname); agent noun from ANGLE (Cf. angle) (v.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • angler — une personne, la serrer à l estroit, Cogere in angustum …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • angler — [aŋ′glər] n. [< ANGLE2] 1. a fisherman who uses hook and line 2. a person who schemes and uses tricks to get something 3. any of an order (Lophiiformes) of bony fishes that feed on other fish, attracting them by means of a movable lure that… …   English World dictionary

  • Angler — 1. Ein Angler muss recht wissen, wenn er ziehen soll. 2. Ein schlafender Angler fängt keine Fische. Holl.: Zoo de hengelaar slaapt, zal hij het vischje niet verrassen. (Harrebomée, I, 305.) 3. Mancher Angler geht nach Fischen aus und kommt leer… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • angler — noun a) A person who fishes with a hook and line. A throng of anglers lined the trout stream on opening day of trout season. b) An angler fish. The angler lured a smaller fish into reach with the appendage on its head. Syn …   Wiktionary

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