Synonyms for dangling |

Synonyms for dangling

dangling modifier (n.)

a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'


dangling participle (n.)

a participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view'


suspension (n.)

the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)