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

  • noun Idle babbling; vain disputation.
  • noun Wrangling; altercation.
  • adjective Producing discordant sounds.

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  • noun A jangle, the sounds of a jangle.
  • verb Present participle of jangle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together


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