These little bells will make a jingle sound.
- The definition of a jingle is a sound like a small bell, or an advertising verse.
- An example of a jingle is the sound of Santa's bells.
- An example of a jingle is a catchy rhyme to get you to buy a product.
- Jingle is defined as to cause the sound of small bells, or to create a sound by shaking small bits of metal.
An example of jingle is to toss some coins around in your pocket.
intransitive verb-·gled, -·gling
- to make a succession of light, ringing sounds, as small bells or bits of metal striking together; tinkle
- to have obvious, easy rhythm, simple repetitions of sound, etc., as some poetry and music
Origin of jingleMiddle English gingelen, probably echoic
- a jingling sound
- a brief verse or song that jingles, as in an advertisement
verbjin·gled, jin·gling, jin·gles
- To make a tinkling or ringing metallic sound.
- To have the catchy sound of a simple, repetitious rhyme or doggerel.
- The sound produced by or as if by bits of metal striking together.
- A piece of light singsong verse or rhyme.
- A catchy, often musical advertising slogan.
Origin of jingleMiddle English ginglen of imitative origin
(third-person singular simple present jingles, present participle jingling, simple past and past participle jingled)
(onomatopoeia); compare jangle.