jangle jangle  /ˈdʒæŋ ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a metallic sound
  2. (v) make a sound typical of metallic objects

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Usage(s):

  1. Flinching at the jangle of his office phone, Ray Toland, president of Los Angeles' Nuclear Survival Corp.
  2. Both artists have made funky music before -- easy on the ears, with reverberations that jangle provocatively in a moviegoer's memory.
  3. In most of them, the singer perches on a dime-sized platform above the bar and tries to make himself heard above the jingle of the cash register and the jangle of the audience.

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  1. "It will go right to the wire and nerves will jangle, but I believe in my players," Shearer told BBC Sport.
    on Apr 11, 2009 By: Alan Shearer Source: BBC Sport

  2. "I was trying to play 'I Got Spurs That Jingle Jangle Jingle' by Gene Autrey, and stumbled upon that beat," Diddley said.
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: Bo Diddley Source: NPR

  3. "It's going to really jangle the Public Integrity Section because they've got pending cases, they're going to be in the middle of a criminal investigation of sorts," and they have the DOJ's Office of Professional Responsibility investigating...
    on Apr 7, 2009 By: Ted Stevens Source: Politico

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