Adjective "jangly" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒaŋɡli/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Combining South American melodies full of jangly guitars and Spanish rhythms, Bomba has quickly captured the hearts of the many Edmontonians who come in droves to see them whenever they play venues in our city.'
  2. 'Musically, you're getting a foot-tapping jangly pop tune which has an undeniably-strong folk influence but with the amplified element which justifies The May's presence in rock and pop venues, rather than folk clubs.'

Definitions

1. to produce a harsh, discordant sound, as two comparatively small, thin, or hollow pieces of metal hitting together: The charms on her bracelet jangle as she moves.

2. to speak angrily; wrangle. verb (used with object), jangled, jangling.

3. to cause to make a harsh, discordant, usually metallic sound: He jangled the pots and pans.

4. to cause to become irritated or upset: The loud noise of the motors jangled his nerves. noun

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More examples(as adjective)

"songs can be jangly."

"assaults can be jangly."

"organizations can be jangly."

"boots can be jangly."

Origin

(jangle)