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jan·gle

 (jăng′gəl)
v. jan·gled, jan·gling, jan·gles
v.intr.
To make a harsh metallic sound: The spurs jangled noisily.
v.tr.
1. To cause to make a harsh discordant sound.
2. To have an irritating effect on: The racket from the street jangled my nerves.
n.
A harsh metallic sound.

[Middle English janglen, to chatter, from Old French jangler, probably of Germanic origin.]

jan′gler n.

jangle

(ˈdʒæŋɡəl)
vb
1. to sound or cause to sound discordantly, harshly, or unpleasantly: the telephone jangled.
2. (tr) to produce a jarring effect on: the accident jangled his nerves.
3. an archaic word for wrangle
n
4. a harsh, unpleasant ringing noise
5. an argument or quarrel
[C13: from Old French jangler, of Germanic origin; compare Middle Dutch jangelen to whine, complain]
ˈjangler n

jan•gle

(ˈdʒæŋ gəl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to produce a harsh, discordant sound: coins jangling together.
2. to speak angrily; wrangle.
v.t.
3. to cause to make a harsh, discordant, usu. metallic sound.
4. to cause to become irritated or upset: loud noise that jangles the nerves.
n.
5. a harsh or discordant sound.
6. an argument, dispute, or quarrel.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French jangler < Germanic; compare Middle Dutch jangelen to haggle, whine]
jan′gler, n.
jan′gly, adj.

jangle


Past participle: jangled
Gerund: jangling

Imperative
jangle
jangle
Present
I jangle
you jangle
he/she/it jangles
we jangle
you jangle
they jangle
Preterite
I jangled
you jangled
he/she/it jangled
we jangled
you jangled
they jangled
Present Continuous
I am jangling
you are jangling
he/she/it is jangling
we are jangling
you are jangling
they are jangling
Present Perfect
I have jangled
you have jangled
he/she/it has jangled
we have jangled
you have jangled
they have jangled
Past Continuous
I was jangling
you were jangling
he/she/it was jangling
we were jangling
you were jangling
they were jangling
Past Perfect
I had jangled
you had jangled
he/she/it had jangled
we had jangled
you had jangled
they had jangled
Future
I will jangle
you will jangle
he/she/it will jangle
we will jangle
you will jangle
they will jangle
Future Perfect
I will have jangled
you will have jangled
he/she/it will have jangled
we will have jangled
you will have jangled
they will have jangled
Future Continuous
I will be jangling
you will be jangling
he/she/it will be jangling
we will be jangling
you will be jangling
they will be jangling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jangling
you have been jangling
he/she/it has been jangling
we have been jangling
you have been jangling
they have been jangling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jangling
you will have been jangling
he/she/it will have been jangling
we will have been jangling
you will have been jangling
they will have been jangling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jangling
you had been jangling
he/she/it had been jangling
we had been jangling
you had been jangling
they had been jangling
Conditional
I would jangle
you would jangle
he/she/it would jangle
we would jangle
you would jangle
they would jangle
Past Conditional
I would have jangled
you would have jangled
he/she/it would have jangled
we would have jangled
you would have jangled
they would have jangled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jangle - a metallic soundjangle - a metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.jangle - make a sound typical of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise

jangle

verb
1. rattle, ring, clash, clatter, chime, ping, vibrate, jingle, ding, clank Her necklaces and bracelets jangled as she walked.
2. disturb, worry, trouble, excite, upset, alarm, distress, annoy, distract, unsettle, harass, hassle (informal), agitate, ruffle, confound, shake, unnerve, fluster, perturb, discompose The caffeine in coffee can jangle the nerves.
Translations
يُسْمِعُ صَوْتا حادا ومُزْعِجا
řinčet
klirreringe
kalinakalistakalistaakalistellaraastaa
glamra
džeržgėtidžeržginti
griezīgi skanētšķindēt
takırda mak

jangle

[ˈdʒæŋgl]
A. Ntintineo m
B. VT [+ coins, bracelets] → hacer tintinear
C. VItintinear

jangle

[ˈdʒæŋgəl] vi
[metal things] → cliqueter
[nerves]
My nerves were jangling → J'avais les nerfs à vif.

jangle

vi (keys, money)klimpern (inf); (bells)bimmeln (inf); (chains, harness)klirren, rasseln; my nerves are janglingich bin genervt (inf)
vt moneyklimpern mit; bellbimmeln lassen; keys, chainsrasseln mit; it jangled my nervesdas ist mir durch Mark und Bein gegangen
n (of keys, money)Klimpern nt, → Geklimper nt (inf); (of bells)Bimmeln nt; (of chains, harness)Klirren nt, → Rasseln nt

jangle

[ˈdʒæŋgl]
1. vi (bells) → scampanellare; (bracelets, keys, chains) → tintinnare
2. vtfar risuonare
3. n (see vi) → scampanio, tintinnio

jangle

(ˈdʒӕŋgl) verb
to (cause to) give a harsh (ringing) sound. The bell jangled noisily.
References in classic literature ?
And you can hear the chains a- jangle as you go about and reach for the other buoy.
When a small child is lost, or a convict has escaped from prison, or the forest is on fire, or some menace from the weather is at hand, the telephone bells clang out the news, just as the nerves jangle the bells of pain when the body is in danger.
Never had Peter beheld a livelier scene than was constituted by all these accessories: the bright sun, the flashing water-drops, the gleaming snow, the cheerful multitude, the variety of rapid vehicles, and the jingle jangle of merry bells which made the heart dance to their music.
I accept the clangor and jangle of contrary tendencies.