Definition of Jingling

1. Adjective. Having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells. "Jingling sleigh bells"

Exact synonyms: Jingly
Similar to: Reverberant
Derivative terms: Jingle



Definition of Jingling

1. n. The act or process of producing a jingle; also, the sound itself; a chink.

Definition of Jingling

1. Noun. A jingle, the sounds of a jingle. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of jingle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jingling

1. jingle [v] - See also: jingle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jingling

jingko
jingkoes
jingle
jingle-jangle
jingle bell
jingle bells
jingle mail
jingled
jingler
jinglers
jingles
jinglet
jinglets
jinglier
jingliest
jingling (current term)
jinglingly
jingly
jingo
jingoes
jingoish
jingoism
jingoisms
jingoist
jingoistic
jingoistically
jingoists
jingoize
jingoized
jingoizing

Literary usage of Jingling

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1. A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1854)
"Two harps, and another instrument, which perhaps emitted a jingling sound, a and b show how the strings were wound round the pegs. Beni Hassan. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"... Bedfordshire, who married, Once, we confess, beneath the patriot's cloak, From the cracked bag the dropping guinea And jingling down the backstairs, ..."

3. Memoirs of Richard Cumberland by Richard Cumberland (1806)
"... myself for any length of time to this jingling ain of obsolete versification, yet I am indebted to my me er for the seasonable contempt she threw upon ..."

4. Personal Memoirs and Recollections of Editorial Life by Joseph Tinker Buckingham (1852)
"... depend upon it that fellow is a miser, who thinks there is no music equal to the jingling of a dollar, and who would not hesitate to pick your pocket, ..."

5. Unaddressed Letters by Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1904)
"VII THE jingling COIN YOU ask me the meaning of the jingling coin. It was a tale I heard that impressed me, and sometimes comes back with a strange ..."

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