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JANGLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jangle mean? 

JANGLE (noun)
  The noun JANGLE has 1 sense:

1. a metallic sound

  Familiarity information: JANGLE used as a noun is very rare.


JANGLE (verb)
  The verb JANGLE has 1 sense:

1. make a sound typical of metallic objects

  Familiarity information: JANGLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JANGLE (noun)


Sense 1jangle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A metallic sound

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

jangle; jingle

Context examples:

the jingle of coins / the jangle of spurs

Hypernyms ("jangle" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)


JANGLE (verb)


Sense 1jangle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a sound typical of metallic objects

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

jangle; jingle; jingle-jangle

Context example:

The keys were jingling in his pocket

Hypernyms (to "jangle" is one way to...):

make noise; noise; resound (emit a noise)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence example:

The coins jangle


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