—v.i. 1. to produce a harsh, discordant sound, as two comparatively small, thin, or hollow pieces of metal hitting together: The charms on her bracelet jangle as she moves. 2. to speak angrily; wrangle.
—v.t. 1. to cause to make a harsh, discordant, usually metallic sound: He jangled the pots and pans. 2. to cause to become irritated or upset: The loud noise of the motors jangled his nerves.
—n. 1. a harsh or discordant sound.
2. an argument, dispute, or quarrel.