jangly jangly

Definition(s):

  • (adj) like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together

Usage(s):

  1. Countless people who have not heard I Kissed a Girl are under the impression that it's a cover of Jill Sobule's jangly 1995 hit of the same name.
  2. It's midafternoon, and they are, of course, tired, but even so their presence adds a jangly, hormonal buzz to the bland, institutional setting.
  3. The View set about it at a feverish pace, their quick-tempo jangly-guitar rock raises spirits with the receding clouds.

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  1. "People assume that C86 is that jangly guitar stuff and the rather fey singing," says David Gedge of the Wedding Present, whom the Pains supported on tour last year. "But if you listen to the actual thing it was quite a varied selection of...
    on May 28, 2009 By: David Gedge Source: Times Online

  2. In a previously published interview, Barlow explained the blend: "We loved speed metal...... and we loved wimpy-jangly stuff."
    on May 27, 2008 By: Lou Barlow Source: Jerusalem Post

  3. Speaking to 6Music, Barat said: "The recording process was quite long. We were approaching from a different style of doing things as well, less jingly-jangly and happy-go-lucky. It was a bit more planned."
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Carl Barat Source: Gigwise

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