Jangle vs Jangling - What's the difference?

jangle | jangling |


As verbs the difference between jangle and jangling

is that jangle is to make a rattling metallic sound while jangling is .

As nouns the difference between jangle and jangling

is that jangle is a rattling metallic sound while jangling is a jangle, the sounds of a jangle.

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

    jangling

    English

    Noun

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

    (head)