Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An idle talker; a story-teller; a gossip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An idle talker; a babbler; a prater.
  • noun A wrangling, noisy fellow.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who, or something that jangles
  • noun A chatterer
  • noun Someone who argues noisily

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Examples

  • And thus it is well proved that Bilhah is a foul jangler.

    The Cell of Self-Knowledge : seven early English mystical treatises printed by Henry Pepwell in 1521

  • Chaucer, in his description of the Miller, calls this merry narrator of fabliaux _a jangler and a goliardeis_.

    Wine, Women, and Song Mediaeval Latin Students' songs; Now first translated into English verse

  • Richard is chipper and instinctive he bounces around as we talk, eats crisps, drinks wine, checks his Twitter page, his demeanour that of an inveterate key-jangler, while Judy is calm, grounded, thoughtful.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Oh! by Saint Hubert, I have heard of him -- men say he is a reveller, and a jangler, and a waster of his goods."

    The Betrothed

  • He was stripped of his royal offices and pensions, and, bitter humiliation, the laurel, torn from his brow, was placed on the head of that scorned jangler in verse, Shadwell.

    Palamon and Arcite

  • Just when you think Hollywood could say no more about crusading journalists and crooked politicians, the juicy nerve-jangler 'State of Play' leaves you gasping a big, loud 'Whoa!'

    CTV News RSS Feed

  • Just when you think Hollywood could say no more about crusading journalists and crooked politicians, the juicy nerve-jangler "State of Play" leaves you gasping a big, loud

    CTV News RSS Feed

  • Pools currently have a point more than Northampton and a better goal difference than both Carlisle and Brighton, but it's a right old nerve-jangler.

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • "NO!", replied our flamed haired key jangler to the stunned and silenced gaggle of waiters holding their hands over their mouths as if to mask their own breathing.

    Irish Blogs

  • And with that the Flame haired key jangler was on the man thrusting and pulling at him in a scene which the waiter would later say was reminiscent of the time he found two young lovers enjoying some post chocolate cake coitus in the middle stall of the male facilities.

    Irish Blogs

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