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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tinkling, tinkly(adj)

    like the short high ringing sound of a small bell

    "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"


  1. tinkling(Noun)

    A tinkle; a tinkling sound.

  2. tinkling(Noun)

    The grackle.

  3. tinkling(Adjective)

    One that tinkles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tinkling

    of Tinkle

  2. Tinkling(noun)

    a tinkle, or succession of tinkles

  3. Tinkling(noun)

    a grackle (Quiscalus crassirostris) native of Jamaica. It often associates with domestic cattle, and rids them of insects

How to pronounce tinkling?

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How to say tinkling in sign language?

  1. tinkling


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tinkling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tinkling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of tinkling in a Sentence

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    There is one thing that matters -- to set a chime of words tinkling in the minds of a few fastidious people.

Images & Illustrations of tinkling

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