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.
An example of jingle is to toss some coins around in your pocket.
The beads jingled as she walked.
She jingled the beads as she walked.
Other Word Forms
Origin of jingle
- Middle English ginglen of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- (onomatopoeia); compare jangle.