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Meaning of JARRING

Pronunciation:  j'âring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
  2. [adj]  characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride"
 

JARRING is a 7 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: bumpy, cacophonic, cacophonous, jolting, jolty, rough, unsmooth
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jar"ring\, a. [See {Jar.}]
    Shaking; disturbing; discordant. ``A jarring sound.''
    --Dryden.
    
    
  2. \Jar"ring\ n.
    1. A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a
       steamship, caused by its engines.
    
    2. Discord; a clashing of interests. ``Endless jarrings and
       immortal hate.'' --Dryden.
    
    
 
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