noun. ['ˈpɑːrtɪˌsɪpəl'] a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses.
- present participle
- perfect participle
- past participle
- participle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Dangling Participle
Example sentences of the word dangling-participle
1. Noun Phrase
Eliminating the subject "he" is an error that creates a dangling participle.
noun. ['ˈdæŋgəlɪŋ, ˈdæŋglɪŋ'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).