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  • adj. pertaining to something that jangles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; sounding with a jangle{3}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Jangling or jangled; harsh-sounding.

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

  • adj. like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together


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