Definition of 'jangle'
Example sentences containing 'jangle'
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Instead he handed me a jangling set of keys. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Summer is approaching and nerves are jangling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some of the acting from lesser characters is poor but the end is nerve jangling. The Sun (2009)Instead, it fits the bill as a classic festive thriller capable of jangling the nerves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be still, our jangling nerves. The Sun (2010)In this first episode, nerves are jangling as one woman tries to open a tin with a carving knife and rolling pin. The Sun (2009)We were back to all the trauma and jangling nerves of Old Trafford the night before. The Sun (2008)She said: 'My nerves were jangling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The messenger's purposeful tread down the short avenue followed; then the noisy jangling of the bell. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)We are so close now and it means so much for the country... My nerves are jangling already. Times, Sunday Times (2007)With nerves jangling, the Australian again found himself vulnerable at the net as he crashed a backhand volley into the cord to present three set points. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'jangle'
British English: jangle VERB
When objects strike against each other and make a ringing noise, you can say that they jangle or are jangled.
Her bead necklaces and bracelets jangled as she walked.
Definition of jangle from the Collins English Dictionary
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