angling

Part of speech: noun

Fishing with rod, hook, and line.

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Usage examples "angling":

  1. On the other side of the creek, the trail ran angling off downstream, skirted a small lake hidden in the trees, climbed over another low shoulder and dropped into a second valley. - "Cat and Mouse", Ralph Williams.
  2. She was angling for him- he had never suspected that. - "Joanna Godden", Sheila Kaye-Smith.
  3. She was firm in her resolve that she had no intention of patiently waiting in her home, ostensibly busying herself with social duties but in reality " waiting if not actually angling for a man." - "To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today", Ralph Connor.