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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘jangle’.

Jangle
Pronunciation:
\ˈjaŋ-gəl\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
jan·gled; jan·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\
Etymology:
Middle English, from Anglo-French jangler, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch jangelen to grumble
Date:
14th century
intransitive verb
1: to talk idly
2: to quarrel verbally
3: to make a harsh or discordant often ringing sound <keys jangling in my pocket>transitive verb
1: to utter or sound in a discordant, babbling, or chattering way
2 a: to cause to sound harshly or inharmoniously b: to excite to tense irritation <jangled nerves>
jan·gler \-g(ə-)lər\ noun


jangle. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jangle
 
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