Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “jangling”


noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒæŋ.ɡlɪŋ/ us  
the noise of metal hitting metal: the jangling of sleigh bells a loud jangling noiseSounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of jangling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of jangling?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “jangling”

Translations of “jangling”

Word of the Day


an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More