[jang-guh l] /ˈdʒæŋ gəl/
verb (used without object), jangled, jangling.
to produce a harsh, discordant sound, as two comparatively small, thin, or hollow pieces of metal hitting together:
The charms on her bracelet jangle as she moves.
to speak angrily; wrangle.
verb (used with object), jangled, jangling.
to cause to make a harsh, discordant, usually metallic sound:
He jangled the pots and pans.
to cause to become irritated or upset:
The loud noise of the motors jangled his nerves.
a harsh or discordant sound.
an argument, dispute, or quarrel.
to sound or cause to sound discordantly, harshly, or unpleasantly: the telephone jangled
(transitive) to produce a jarring effect on: the accident jangled his nerves
an archaic word for wrangle
a harsh, unpleasant ringing noise
an argument or quarrel
c.1300, jangeln, “to talk excessively, chatter, talk idly,” from Old French jangler “to chatter, gossip, bawl, argue noisily” (12c.), perhaps from Frankish *jangelon “to jeer” or some other Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch jangelen “to whine”). Meaning “make harsh noise” is first recorded late 15c. Related: Jangled; jangling.
late 13c., “gossip, slanderous conversation, dispute,” from Old French jangle, from jangler (see jangle (v.)). Meaning “discordant sound” is from 1795.
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