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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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jangle

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

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

(ˈdʒӕŋgl) verb
to (cause to) give a harsh (ringing) sound. The bell jangled noisily.
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In this jangle of causes and effects what had become of their true selves?
Charles Darnay had yesterday pleaded Not Guilty to an indictment denouncing him (with infinite jingle and jangle) for that he was a false traitor to our serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, prince, our Lord the King, by reason of his having, on divers occasions, and by divers means and ways, assisted Lewis, the French King, in his wars against our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth; that was to say, by coming and going, between the dominions of our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, and those of the said French Lewis, and wickedly, falsely, traitorously, and otherwise evil-adverbiously, revealing to the said French Lewis what forces our said serene, illustrious, excellent, and so forth, had in preparation to send to Canada and North America.
And you can hear the chains a- jangle as you go about and reach for the other buoy.
He awoke next morning from rosy scenes of dream to a steamy atmosphere that smelled of soapsuds and dirty clothes, and that was vibrant with the jar and jangle of tormented life.
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.
He heard a muttered exclamation, followed by the jangle of metal dishes as a salver was slammed upon a table; then rapidly retreating footsteps, which quickly died away in the distance.
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When the magician takes centre stage Applause fills the court But I leave the floor with a jangle of bells - Once a fool, always a fool, A plaything for the idle rich.