Definitions for jarringly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a broad-mouthed container, usu. cylindrical and of glass or earthenware.

  2. the quantity such a container can hold.

Origin of jar:

1585–95; < MF jarre < OPr jarra < Ar jarrah earthen water vessel

jardʒɑr(v.; n.)jarred, jar•ring

  1. (v.t.)to have a sudden and unpleasant effect on:

    The sudden noise jarred me.

  2. to cause to vibrate or shake:

    The explosion jarred several buildings.

  3. to cause to sound discordantly.

  4. (v.i.)to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, etc.

  5. to produce a harsh, grating sound; sound discordantly.

  6. to vibrate or shake; rattle.

  7. to conflict, clash, or disagree.

  8. (n.)a jolt or shake, as from concussion.

  9. a sudden unpleasant effect upon the mind, feelings, or senses; shock.

  10. a harsh sound.

  11. a quarrel or disagreement, esp. a minor one.

Origin of jar:

1520–30; prob. imit.; cf. chirr



  1. Archaic. a turn or turning.

Idioms for jar:

  1. on the jar,partly opened; ajar.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of jar:

1665–75; alter. of char3; cf. ajar2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jarringly(adverb)

    in a manner that jars and irritates

    "the piano was jarringly out of tune"


  1. jarringly(Adverb)

    In a jarring manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jarringly(adverb)

    in a jarring or discordant manner


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