Jangle meaning

jănggəl
To make a harsh, inharmonious sound, as of a bell out of tune.
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To make a harsh metallic sound.

The spurs jangled noisily.

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To cause to make a harsh discordant sound.
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To have an irritating effect on.

The racket from the street jangled my nerves.

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A harsh metallic sound.
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To quarrel or argue noisily.
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To utter in a harsh, inharmonious manner.
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To cause to make a harsh sound.
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To irritate very much.

To jangle someone's nerves.

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Noisy or annoying talk.
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Noisy quarrel or arguing.
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A harsh sound; discordant ringing.
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(intransitive) To make a rattling metallic sound.
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To cause something to make a rattling metallic sound.
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The sound from the next apartment jangled my nerves.

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To quarrel in words; to wrangle.
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A rattling metallic sound.
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Origin of jangle

  • Middle English janglen to chatter from Old French jangler probably of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English janglen (“to talk excessively, chatter, talk idly”), from Old French jangler (“to chatter, gossip, bawl, argue noisily”), perhaps from Frankish *jangelon (“to jeer”) (compare Middle Dutch jangelen (“to whine”)).

    From Wiktionary