1 to sound or cause to sound discordantly, harshly, or unpleasantly
the telephone jangled
2 tr to produce a jarring effect on
the accident jangled his nerves
3 an archaic word for →
4 a harsh, unpleasant ringing noise
5 an argument or quarrel
(C13: from Old French jangler, of Germanic origin; compare Middle Dutch jangelen to whine, complain)
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