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jin·gle

 (jĭng′gəl)
v. jin·gled, jin·gling, jin·gles
v.intr.
1. To make a tinkling or ringing metallic sound.
2. To have the catchy sound of a simple, repetitious rhyme or doggerel.
v.tr.
To cause to make a tinkling or ringing metallic sound.
n.
1. The sound produced by or as if by bits of metal striking together.
2. A piece of light singsong verse or rhyme.
3. A catchy, often musical advertising slogan.

[Middle English ginglen, of imitative origin.]

jin′gly adj.

jingle

(ˈdʒɪŋɡəl)
vb
1. to ring or cause to ring lightly and repeatedly
2. (intr) to sound in a manner suggestive of jingling: a jingling verse.
n
3. a sound of metal jingling: the jingle of the keys.
4. a catchy and rhythmic verse, song, etc, esp one used in advertising
[C16: probably of imitative origin; compare Dutch jengelen]
ˈjingler n
ˈjingly adj

jin•gle

(ˈdʒɪŋ gəl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. 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.
v.t.
4. to cause to jingle.
n.
5. 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.
[1350–1400; Middle English gynglen, appar. imitative; compare Dutch jengelen; see -le]
jin′gler, n.
jin′gling•ly, adv.
jin′gly, adj.

jingle


Past participle: jingled
Gerund: jingling

Imperative
jingle
jingle
Present
I jingle
you jingle
he/she/it jingles
we jingle
you jingle
they jingle
Preterite
I jingled
you jingled
he/she/it jingled
we jingled
you jingled
they jingled
Present Continuous
I am jingling
you are jingling
he/she/it is jingling
we are jingling
you are jingling
they are jingling
Present Perfect
I have jingled
you have jingled
he/she/it has jingled
we have jingled
you have jingled
they have jingled
Past Continuous
I was jingling
you were jingling
he/she/it was jingling
we were jingling
you were jingling
they were jingling
Past Perfect
I had jingled
you had jingled
he/she/it had jingled
we had jingled
you had jingled
they had jingled
Future
I will jingle
you will jingle
he/she/it will jingle
we will jingle
you will jingle
they will jingle
Future Perfect
I will have jingled
you will have jingled
he/she/it will have jingled
we will have jingled
you will have jingled
they will have jingled
Future Continuous
I will be jingling
you will be jingling
he/she/it will be jingling
we will be jingling
you will be jingling
they will be jingling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jingling
you have been jingling
he/she/it has been jingling
we have been jingling
you have been jingling
they have been jingling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jingling
you will have been jingling
he/she/it will have been jingling
we will have been jingling
you will have been jingling
they will have been jingling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jingling
you had been jingling
he/she/it had been jingling
we had been jingling
you had been jingling
they had been jingling
Conditional
I would jingle
you would jingle
he/she/it would jingle
we would jingle
you would jingle
they would jingle
Past Conditional
I would have jingled
you would have jingled
he/she/it would have jingled
we would have jingled
you would have jingled
they would have jingled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jingle - a metallic soundjingle - a metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
2.jingle - a comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"
rhyme, verse - a piece of poetry
Verb1.jingle - make a sound typical of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise

jingle

verb
1. ring, rattle, clatter, chime, jangle, tinkle, clink, clank, tintinnabulate Her bracelets jingled like bells.
noun
1. rattle, ringing, tinkle, clang, clink, reverberation, clangour the jingle of money in a man's pocket
2. song, tune, melody, ditty, chorus, slogan, verse, limerick, refrain, doggerel advertising jingles
Translations
تناغُم قوافي أبيات شِعْريَّهجَلْجَلَه، خَشْخَشَهيُجَلْجِل، يُخَشْخِش
cinkánícinkatrýmovačka
=-jinglejingleklingenklirreklirre med
helinähelistähelistääkilinäkilistä
džinglzveket
rigmus
bjölluhljómur, hringleinfalt og auîlært rím; auglÿsingastefhringla
žvangintižvangtelėjimas
pantsrīmešķindētšķindinātšķindoņa
rýmovačkaštrnganieštrngať
žvenketatizvončkljanje
cıngılcıngırtışıngırdatmakşıngırtı

jingle

[ˈdʒɪŋgl]
A. N
1. (= sound) → tintineo m, retintín m
2. (Literat) → poemita m popular, rima f infantil; (= advertising jingle) → cancioncilla f, musiquilla f (de anuncio)
B. VT [+ coins, jewellery] → hacer tintinear
C. VI [bells] → tintinear

jingle

[ˈdʒɪŋgəl]
n (= advertising jingle) → jingle m publicitaire, sonal m publicitaire
vicliqueter, tinter
vt [+ coins] → faire cliqueter

jingle

n
(of keys, bracelets, coins etc)Geklimper nt, → Klimpern nt; (of bells)Bimmeln nt
(= catchy verse)Spruch m; (for remembering) → Merkvers m; (advertising) jingleJingle m
vi (keys, bracelets, coins etc)klimpern; (bells)bimmeln
vt keys, bracelets, coinsklimpern mit; bellsbimmeln lassen

jingle

[ˈdʒɪŋgl]
1. n (of keys, coins) → tintinnio; (of bells) → scampanellio; (advert) → jingle m inv, ritornello pubblicitario
2. vt (see n) → far tintinnare, far scampanellare
3. vi (see n) → tintinnare, scampanellare

jingle

(ˈdʒiŋgl) noun
1. a slight metallic ringing sound (made eg by coins or by small bells). The dog pricked up its ears at the jingle of its master's keys.
2. a simple rhyming verse or tune. nursery rhymes and other little jingles; advertising jingles.
verb
to (cause to) make a clinking or ringing sound; He jingled the coins in his pocket.
References in classic literature ?
In a spirit of play he reeled along the street imitating a drunken man and then imagined himself a soldier clad in shining boots that reached to the knees and wearing a sword that jingled as he walked.
Phoebe laughed, as she summed up her aggregate of sales upon the slate; while Hepzibah, first drawing on a pair of silk gloves, reckoned over the sordid accumulation of copper coin, not without silver intermixed, that had jingled into the till.
But the next moment these comers jingled into sight around a turn of the road -- smartly clad people of quality, with luggage-mules and servants in their train
Good idea," said the comrade, who walked across the room, knelt down, raised one of the rearward hearth- stones and took out a bag that jingled pleasantly.
He was provided also with a cap, having around it more than one bell, about the size of those attached to hawks, which jingled as he turned his head to one side or other; and as he seldom remained a minute in the same posture, the sound might be considered as incessant.
But this wasn't harness or anything that jingled," said the young mule.
All round it were little bells, and when the pot boiled they jingled most beautifully and played the old tune--
The gait of my friend was unsteady, and the bells upon his cap jingled as he strode.