Variant of tinkle
- to make a series of small, short, light, ringing sounds like those of a very small bell
- ☆ Informal to urinate: child's term
Origin: Middle English tynclen, frequentative of tinken, to make a tinkling sound, of echoic origin, originally
- to cause to tinkle
- to indicate, signal, etc. by tinkling
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