Definitions for jingleˈdʒɪŋ gəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jingle, jangle(noun)

    a metallic sound

    "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"

  2. doggerel, doggerel verse, jingle(verb)

    a comic verse of irregular measure

    "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"

  3. jingle, jingle-jangle, jangle(verb)

    make a sound typical of metallic objects

    "The keys were jingling in his pocket"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jingle(Noun)

    The sound of metal or glass clattering against itself

    He heard the jingle of her keys in the door and turned off the screen.

  2. jingle(Noun)

    A short tune or verse, especially one used to advertise something

  3. jingle(Noun)

    A carriage drawn by horses

  4. jingle(Verb)

    To make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself

    The beads jingled as she walked.

  5. jingle(Verb)

    To cause to make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself

    She jingled the beads as she walked.

  6. Origin: ; compare jangle.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jingle(verb)

    to sound with a fine, sharp, rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound; as, sleigh bells jingle

  2. Jingle(verb)

    to rhyme or sound with a jingling effect

  3. Jingle(verb)

    to cause to give a sharp metallic sound as a little bell, or as coins shaken together; to tinkle

  4. Jingle(noun)

    a rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound, as of little bells or pieces of metal

  5. Jingle(noun)

    that which makes a jingling sound, as a rattle

  6. Jingle(noun)

    a correspondence of sound in rhymes, especially when the verse has little merit; hence, the verse itself

  7. Origin: [OE. gingelen, ginglen; prob. akin to E. chink; cf. also E. jangle.]

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  1. Jingle

    A jingle is a short tune used in advertising and for other commercial uses. The jingle contains one or more hooks and meaning that explicitly promote the product being advertised, usually through the use of one or more advertising slogans. Ad buyers use jingles in radio and television commercials; they can also be used in non-advertising contexts to establish or maintain a brand image. Jingles are a form of sound branding.


Translations for jingle

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  • cinkání, cinkot, znělkaCzech
  • helistää, kilinä, helinä, mainossävel, kilistää, laulelma, kilistä, helistä, ralliFinnish
  • זמרירHebrew
  • звон, бряцать, звенеть, дребезжать, звякать, звонить, бренчатьRussian
  • zvȅkēt, zveckanje, džìngl, kočijaSerbo-Croatian
  • jingel, klinga, klinga medSwedish

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