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Meaning of JANGLING

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together; "cowboys with jangling spurs"

JANGLING is a 8 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: cacophonic, cacophonous, jangly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jan"gling\, a.
    Producing discordant sounds. ``A jangling noise.'' --Milton.
  2. \Jan"gling\, n.
    1. Idle babbling; vain disputation.
             From which some, having swerved, have turned aside
             unto vain jangling.                   --1 Tim. i. 6.
    2. Wrangling; altercation. --Lamb.
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