What does jangle mean?

Definitions for jangle
ˈdʒæŋ gəljan·gle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jingle, jangle(verb)

    a metallic sound

    "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"

  2. jingle, jingle-jangle, jangle(verb)

    make a sound typical of metallic objects

    "The keys were jingling in his pocket"


  1. Jangle(n.)

    The unmelodious ringing of multiple metallic objects striking together, such as a set of small bells.

  2. Origin: [Cf. OF. jangle.]


  1. jangle(Noun)

    A metallic sound.

  2. jangle(Verb)

    To make a metallic sound.

  3. jangle(Verb)

    To cause something to make a metallic sound.

  4. jangle(Verb)

    To irritate something.

    The sound from the next apartment jangled my nerves.

  5. Origin: ; compare jingle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jangle(verb)

    to sound harshly or discordantly, as bells out of tune

  2. Jangle(verb)

    to talk idly; to prate; to babble; to chatter; to gossip

  3. Jangle(verb)

    to quarrel in words; to altercate; to wrangle

  4. Jangle(verb)

    to cause to sound harshly or inharmoniously; to produce discordant sounds with

  5. Jangle(noun)

    idle talk; prate; chatter; babble

  6. Jangle(noun)

    discordant sound; wrangling

  7. 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

  1. Jangle

    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.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • ruido metálico, hacer un ruido metálico, hacer sonar, irritar, crisparSpanish
  • kalistella, raastaa, kalina, kalista, kalistaaFinnish
  • cliqueterFrench
  • zörög, zörgetHungarian

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