WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
jin•gle /ˈdʒɪŋgəl/USA pronunciation  v.,  -gled, -gling,n. 

v. 
  1. to (cause to) make clinking or tinkling sounds, like the sounds from a small bell: [no object]The coins jingled in her purse.[+ object]He jingled the coins in his pocket.

n. [countable]
  1. a tinkling or clinking sound:the jingle of house keys.
  2. a group of words or a short song with catchy sounds, usually of a light or humorous character, used for advertising.
jin•gly, adj.,  -gli•er, -gli•est.


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jingle /ˈdʒɪŋɡəl/ vb
  1. to ring or cause to ring lightly and repeatedly
  2. (intransitive) to sound in a manner suggestive of jingling: a jingling verse
n
  1. a sound of metal jingling
  2. a catchy and rhythmic verse, song, etc, esp one used in advertising
Etymology: 16th Century: probably of imitative origin; compare Dutch jengelen

ˈjingly adj



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