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jingle

jin·gle

jingle

 
 
pronunciation:
jIng gl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: jingled, jingles, jingling
definition 1: to produce a sound as of light metal objects striking against each other repeatedly.
synonyms:
tinkle
similar words:
chink, clink
definition 2: in poetry or music, to have a light, catchy, and bouncy sound.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to make a jingling sound.
He jingled the coins in his pocket.
similar words:
chink, clink, tinkle
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a jingling sound.
similar words:
chink, clink, ringing, ting-a-ling, tinkle, tintinnabulation
definition 2: a light, catchy, and bouncy song or poem, esp. a piece of rhyming verse set to music for advertising or the like.
synonyms:
ditty
similar words:
ad, commercial, rhyme, tune
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derivations: jingly (adj.), jingler (n.)
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