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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 ?
It was here that they made those products with the wonders of which they pestered him so--by placards that defaced the landscape when he traveled, and by staring advertisements in the newspapers and magazines--by silly little jingles that he could not get out of his mind, and gaudy pictures that lurked for him around every street corner.
Money, however little, always jingles merrily in our pockets," said Robin, smiling.
But they have something to say, likewise, of the Harmonic Meeting at the Sol's Arms, where the sound of the piano through the partly opened windows jingles out into the court, and where Little Swills, after keeping the lovers of harmony in a roar like a very Yorick, may now be heard taking the gruff line in a concerted piece and sentimentally adjuring his friends and patrons to "Listen, listen, listen, tew the wa-ter fall
Lively boys write to their ear and eye, and the cool reader finds nothing but sweet jingles in it.
His nature opened to music as a flower to the sun, and the transition was quick from his working-class rag-time and jingles to her classical display pieces that she knew nearly by heart.
Behind the Assistant Commissioner the van and horses, merged into one mass, seemed something alive - a square-backed black monster blocking half the street, with sudden iron-shod stampings, fierce jingles, and heavy, blowing sighs.
Promptly afterwards, fresh sounds of astonishment arose; the window of the captain's room was thrown open with a slam and a jingle of broken glass, and a man leaned out into the moonlight, head and shoulders, and addressed the blind beggar on the road below him.
Just as I was getting ready to go to sleep I heard a jingle of harness and a grunt, and a mule passed me shaking his wet ears.
Jingle, jingle, went the shillings, as handful after handful was thrown in, till, plump and ponderous as she was, they fairly weighed the young lady from the floor.
He is cased in a cuirass of double-fold deer skin, and carries a bull's hide shield; he is forked in a Moorish saddle, high before and behind; his feet are thrust into wooden box stirrups, of Moorish fashion, and a tremendous pair of iron spurs, fastened by chains, jingle at his heels.
Well, I think I've got some things in mine that will make a pretty jingle in it.
The 'Memoirs of an Alcoholic,'" I sneered--or, rather, John Barleycorn sneered; for he sat with me there at table in my pleasant, philanthropic jingle, and it is a trick of John Barleycorn to turn the smile to a sneer without an instant's warning.