a metallic sound
"the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
jingle, jingle-jangle, jangle(verb)
make a sound typical of metallic objects
"The keys were jingling in his pocket"
The unmelodious ringing of multiple metallic objects striking together, such as a set of small bells.
Origin: [Cf. OF. jangle.]
A metallic sound.
To make a metallic sound.
To cause something to make a metallic sound.
To irritate something.
The sound from the next apartment jangled my nerves.
Origin: ; compare jingle.
to sound harshly or discordantly, as bells out of tune
to talk idly; to prate; to babble; to chatter; to gossip
to quarrel in words; to altercate; to wrangle
to cause to sound harshly or inharmoniously; to produce discordant sounds with
idle talk; prate; chatter; babble
discordant sound; wrangling
Origin: [OE. janglen to quarrel, OF. jangler to rail, quarrel; of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. jangelen, janken, to whimper, chide, brawl, quarrel.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jang′l, v.i. to sound discordantly as in wrangling: to wrangle or quarrel.—v.t. to cause to sound harshly.—n. discordant sound: contention.—ns. Jang′ler; Jang′ling. [O. Fr. jangler; imit., like jingle and chink.]
The numerical value of jangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of jangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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