verb (used without object), jan·gled, jan·gling.
verb (used with object), jan·gled, jan·gling.
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Origin of jangle
OTHER WORDS FROM janglejangler, nounjangly, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for jangle
“I have no words to describe what just happened on the court,” Tsitsipas told ESPN’s Jim Courier in an on-court interview, crediting the victory to his ability to manage his emotions after starting out a jangle of nerves.Rafael Nadal toppled by Stefanos Tsitsipas at Australian Open|Liz Clarke|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
The hip-hop had given way to traditional beats, the jangling guitars of an Oliver Mtukudzi song.
The jangling of small gate-bells made the hillside merry for an instant, then busy silence again took possession.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
I heard the jangling piano playing an accompaniment to the flute-like whistling of Harry Herndon's negro.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
There were no jangling horse-car bells nor dust to disturb him, and almost all the other tables were unoccupied.Gallegher and Other Stories|Richard Harding Davis
They had canvas covers and were drawn by four horses always, sometimes six and eight, carrying jangling bells upon their collars.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
Such a jangling of harness, such a flashing of polished surfaces!Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan