dangle [intransitive, transitive] to hang or move freely; to hold something so that it hangs or moves freely
+adv./prep. Gold charms dangled from her bracelet.
A single light bulb dangled from the ceiling.
He sat on the edge with his legs dangling over the side.
dangle something + adv./prep. She dangled her car keys nervously as she spoke.
He dangled his legs over the edge of the bridge.
A child is holding a cable like this
is it okay to say "Don't dangle the cable on the floor like that, you may trip over it"?
Note: the cable touched the floor