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jin | jingal | jinghis khan | jinghpaw | jinghpo | jingle | jingle-jangle | jingler | jingling | jinglingly | jingly


Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


jinglev. i. [OE. gingelen, ginglen; prob. akin to E. chink; cf. also E. jangle.].
  •  To sound with a fine, sharp, rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound; as, sleigh bells jingle.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To rhyme or sound with a jingling effect.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
jinglev. t. 
     To cause to give a sharp metallic sound as a little bell, or as coins shaken together; to tinkle.  [1913 Webster]
    "The bells she jingled, and the whistle blew."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound, as of little bells or pieces of metal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which makes a jingling sound, as a rattle.  [1913 Webster]
    "If you plant where savages are, do not only entertain them with trifles and jingles, but use them justly."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A correspondence of sound in rhymes, especially when the verse has little merit;  Guardian.
    "The verses used in commercial advertisements are often called jingles, especially when sung."  [1913 Webster]
Jingle shell. See Gold shell (b), under Gold.


jingle, n. & v.
1 a mixed noise as of bells or light metal objects being shaken together.
2 a a repetition of the same sound in words, esp. as an aid to memory or to attract attention. b a short verse of this kind used in advertising etc.
1 intr. & tr. make or cause to make a jingling sound.
2 intr. (of writing) be full of alliterations, rhymes, etc.

jingly adj. (jinglier, jingliest).
ME: imit.



Alexandrine, English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, accent, accentuation, alba, alliterate, alliteration, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacreontic, anacrusis, anapest, antispast, arsis, assonance, assonate, bacchius, balada, ballad, ballade, beat, bucolic, cadence, caesura, canso, cap verses, catalexis, change ringing, chanson, chime, chiming, chink, chinking, chloriamb, chloriambus, clack, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clatter, clerihew, clink, clinking, colon, counterpoint, cretic, dactyl, dactylic hexameter, diaeresis, dimeter, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, dipody, dirge, dithyramb, ditty, dochmiac, doggerel, dong, donging, drone, eclogue, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, elegy, emphasis, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epitrite, epode, epopee, epopoeia, epos, feminine caesura, foot, georgic, ghazel, gong, haiku, harping, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, humdrum, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, idyll, ionic, jangle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling, knell, knelling, lilt, limerick, lyric, madrigal, masculine caesura, measure, melody, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, molossus, monody, monotone, monotony, mora, movement, narrative poem, near rhyme, numbers, nursery rhyme, ode, paeon, palinode, paronomasia, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, peal, peal ringing, pealing, pentameter, pentapody, period, pitter-patter, poem, proceleusmatic, prothalamium, pun, pyrrhic, quantity, rattle, repeated sounds, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, rhyme, rhythm, ring, ring changes, ringing, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, satire, scan, sestina, singsong, slant rhyme, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, sound, sound a knell, spondee, sprung rhythm, stale repetition, stress, swing, syzygy, tanka, tedium, tenso, tenzone, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, thesis, threnody, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling, tribrach, trimeter, triolet, tripody, triseme, trochee, trot, troubadour poem, tune, unnecessary repetition, verse, verselet, versicle, villanelle, virelay




VB resound, reverberate, reecho, resonate, ring, jingle, gingle, chink, clink, tink, tinkle, chime, gurgle, plash, goggle, echo, ring in the ear.

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