Jangling vs Gangling - What's the difference?

jangling | gangling |


As nouns the difference between jangling and gangling

is that jangling is a jangle, the sounds of a jangle while gangling is (nonce|nonstandard) a member of a gang.

As a verb jangling

is .

As an adjective gangling is

awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.

jangling

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A jangle, the sounds of a jangle.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • gangling

    English

    Etymology 1

    Perhaps from .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Awkwardly tall and thin, ungraceful.
  • A gangling teenager.

    Etymology 2

    From .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nonce, nonstandard) A member of a gang.
  • * 2007 , Edward Estlin Cummings, Eimi :
  • "Well, we'll meet in New York and you can see what's left of me! Bon voyage" the ganglings smirked & just beyond Grand, bang into not — da.