jan·​gly | \ ˈjaŋ-g(ə-)lē How to pronounce jangly (audio) \

Definition of jangly

: marked by jangling : having a jangling quality jangly earrings jangly guitar music

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Gold Crayon is a quartet that generates an jangly power-pop that recalls Big Star or Sloan. Jeff Milo, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit music: Idiot Kids at Outer Limits, Nick Speed at the Old Miami," 5 July 2018

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1892, in the meaning defined above

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