clanging

[ klang-ing ]
/ ˈklæŋ ɪŋ /

noun

a pattern of speech observed in some types of mental illness, as manic disorder, in which associations are based on punning or rhyming.

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Origin of clanging

clang- probably <German Klang sound, taken as clang + -ing1
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