Brawl vs Jangle - What's the difference?

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Brawl is a related term of jangle.


As nouns the difference between brawl and jangle

is that brawl is a fight, usually with a large number of people involved while jangle is a rattling metallic sound.

As verbs the difference between brawl and jangle

is that brawl is to engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel while jangle is to make a rattling metallic sound.

brawl

English

(wikipedia brawl)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A fight, usually with a large number of people involved.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To engage in a brawl; to fight or quarrel.
  • To complain loudly; to scold.
  • To make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid stream running over stones.
  • * Wordsworth
  • where the brook brawls along the painful road

    jangle

    English

    Verb

  • To make a rattling metallic sound.
  • To cause something to make a rattling metallic sound.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Like sweet bells jangled , out of tune, and harsh.
  • To irritate.
  • The sound from the next apartment jangled my nerves.
  • To quarrel in words; to wrangle.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Good wits will be jangling ; but, gentles, agree.
  • * Carlyle
  • Prussian Trenck jargons and jangles in an unmelodious manner.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rattling metallic sound.
  • * Longfellow
  • the musical jangle of sleigh bells
  • (obsolete) Idle talk; prate; chatter; babble.
  • (Chaucer)

    Usage notes

    * somewhat harsher than jingle