A small plate or boss of shining metal; something brilliant used as an ornament, especially when stitched on the dress.
- A small, often circular piece of sparkling metal or plastic sewn especially on garments for decoration.
- A small sparkling object, drop, or spot: spangles of sunlight.
- To adorn or cause to sparkle by covering with or as if with spangles: Lights spangled the night skyline.
- To sparkle in the manner of spangles.