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Meaning of JINGLE

Pronunciation:  'jinggul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"
  2. [n]  a metallic sound; "the jingle of coins"; "the jangle of spurs"
  3. [v]  as of metallic objects; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"
 

JINGLE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: doggerel, doggerel verse, jangle, jangle, jinglejangle
 
 See Also: make noise, noise, resound, rhyme, sound, verse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jin"gle\, v. i. [OE. gingelen, ginglen; prob. akin to E.
    chink; cf. also E. jangle.]
    1. To sound with a fine, sharp, rattling, clinking, or
       tinkling sound; as, sleigh bells jingle. [Written also
       {gingle}.]
    
    2. To rhyme or sound with a jingling effect. ``Jingling
       street ballads.'' --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Jin"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jingled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Jingling}.]
    To cause to give a sharp metallic sound as a little bell, or
    as coins shaken together; to tinkle.
    
          The bells she jingled, and the whistle blew. -- Pope.
    
    
  3. \Jin"gle\, n.
    1. A rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound, as of little
       bells or pieces of metal.
    
    2. That which makes a jingling sound, as a rattle.
    
             If you plant where savages are, do not only
             entertain them with trifles and jingles,but use them
             justly.                               -- Bacon.
    
    3. A correspondence of sound in rhymes, especially when the
       verse has little merit; hence, the verse itself.`` The
       least jingle of verse.'' --Guardian.
    
    {Jingle shell}. See {Gold shell}
       (b), under {Gold}.
    
    
 
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