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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tinkling, tinklyadjective

    like the short high ringing sound of a small bell

    "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"


  1. tinklingnoun

    A tinkle; a tinkling sound.

  2. tinklingnoun

    The grackle.

  3. tinklingadjective

    One that tinkles.


  1. tinkling

    Tinkling refers to a light, clear, ringing sound, often produced by small or thin pieces of metal, glass, or similar materials hitting together. It is often used interchangeably with words like jingling or clinking. The term can also refer to the action of making such a sound or playing lightly and rapidly on a musical instrument, such as a piano.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tinkling

    of Tinkle

  2. Tinklingnoun

    a tinkle, or succession of tinkles

  3. Tinklingnoun

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

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  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.

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  • టింక్లింగ్Telugu

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