plinky

plinky

(ˈplɪŋkɪ)
adj, plinkier or plinkiest
(of a sound) short, sharp, and metallic
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The plinky Stop, Drop & Roll echoes Woody Gutherie with Marie repeating: "Better burn it".
But, after several mildly painful years of inflicting a loud, plinky plonky version of She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain on anyone who'd listen, we're - inevitably - some way from that.
The 11 tracks are crammed full of electronic flourishes, punchy drums, sweeping strings, plinky piano and very grand choruses.
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The 11 tracks are full of electronic flourishes, punchy drums, sweeping strings, plinky piano and grand choruses.
And Bill joins an illustrious group of exhibition shooters, ranging from Annie Oakley to Ed McGivern to Ad and Plinky Topperwein to Herb Parsons to shotgunners extraordinaire John Satterwhite and Tom Knapp (the latter of whom we lost just this year).
And there's something about that little plinky sound that brings a smile to people's faces.
Among the MONSTER ZAPPERS cast of monsters and Zapster characters are THUNDER, a monster who creates massive storms through his eyes and SUN-MASTER, a Zapster who creates warmth through his stomach; DRULLER, the monster of drool and MEDI, the Zapster of healing; SLUDGE, the monster of odor and SLUDGY-UDGY, the Zapster whose powers eliminate all bad smells; STATIC, a monster who wreaks havoc with electromagnetic forces and FUZZ-BALL, a Zapster with the power of being irresistible to anybody; and DEHYDRO, the monster of fluid, and PLINKY, the Zapster of water whose special collar and funnel head allow him to stay under water for hours on end.
It's glossy, harmless escapism with show tunes, its main flaw being that during the emotional heart-to-hearts (and there are plenty of those), the plinky plink soundtrack sounds like there's a sad man sitting at a piano in the corner of the room.
Will the squeaky Enya soundalike on the plinky plonky CD please SHUT UP
In the new show, former Blackadder star Tony Robinson revives his comedy career as dodgy sound engineer Erasmus and John Thomson, who made his name in The Fast Show and Cold Feet, pairs up with Sophie Thompson as not very good clowns Plinky and Plonky.