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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jin•gleˈdʒɪŋ gəl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to make clinking or tinkling sounds:

    sleighbells jingling.

  2. to move or proceed with such sounds.

  3. to sound or rhyme in a light, repetitious manner.

  4. (v.t.)to cause to jingle.

  5. (n.)a tinkling or clinking sound.

  6. something that makes such a sound.

  7. a catchy succession of repetitious sounds, as in verse.

  8. a piece of verse or a short song with these catchy sounds, usu. of a light or humorous character:

    an advertising jingle.

  9. Irish Eng. and Australian. a two-wheeled carriage used as a hackney coach.

    Category: British

Origin of jingle:

1350–1400; ME gynglen, appar. imit.; cf. D jengelen; see -le

jin′gly(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jingling, jingly(adj)

    having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells

    "jingling sleigh bells"

Wiktionary

  1. jingly(Adjective)

    that jingles, having a jingling sound.

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