Jangling
Jangling Jan"gling, n. 1. Idle babbling; vain disputation. [1913 Webster]

From which some, having swerved, have turned aside unto vain jangling. --1 Tim. i. 6. [1913 Webster]

2. Wrangling; altercation. --Lamb. [1913 Webster]


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  • Jangling — Jan gling, a. Producing discordant sounds. A jangling noise. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jangling — index altercation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Jangling — Jangle Jan gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jangling}.] [OE. janglen to quarrel, OF. jangler to rail, quarrel; of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. jangelen, janken, to whimper, chide, brawl, quarrel.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jangling — adjective like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together (Freq. 2) cowboys with jangling spurs • Syn: ↑jangly • Similar to: ↑cacophonous, ↑cacophonic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • jangling — Synonyms and related words: ajar, antagonistic, antipathetic, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, clashing, conflicting, confused, contradictory, contrary, cranky, cross, differing, disaccordant, disagreeable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jangling — adj. jangly, having a metallic sound; making discordant sounds jan·gle || dʒæŋgl n. verbal quarrel; discordant noise; metallic clanging noise; discordance v. quarrel verbally; make discordant sound; make metallic sound; get on someone s… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jangling — n. Wrangling, bickering, quarrelling, altercation, jangle, jar …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jangle — [[t]ʤæ̱ŋg(ə)l[/t]] jangles, jangling, jangled 1) V ERG When objects strike against each other and make an unpleasant ringing noise, you can say that they jangle or are jangled. Her bead necklaces and bracelets jangled as she walked... [V n] Jane… …   English dictionary

  • Jangle — Jan gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jangling}.] [OE. janglen to quarrel, OF. jangler to rail, quarrel; of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. jangelen, janken, to whimper, chide, brawl, quarrel.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sound harshly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jangled — Jangle Jan gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jangling}.] [OE. janglen to quarrel, OF. jangler to rail, quarrel; of Dutch or German origin; cf. D. jangelen, janken, to whimper, chide, brawl, quarrel.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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