Jingle definition

jĭnggəl
To cause to make a tinkling or ringing metallic sound.
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A catchy, often musical advertising slogan.
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To make a succession of light, ringing sounds, as small bells or bits of metal striking together; tinkle.
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The sound produced by or as if by bits of metal striking together.
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The sound of metal or glass clattering against itself.

He heard the jingle of her keys in the door and turned off the screen.

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To make a tinkling or ringing metallic sound.
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To have the catchy sound of a simple, repetitious rhyme or doggerel.
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To have obvious, easy rhythm, simple repetitions of sound, etc., as some poetry and music.
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To cause to jingle.
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A jingling sound.
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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.

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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.

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A short tune or verse, especially one used to advertise something.
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A carriage drawn by horses.
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To make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself.

The beads jingled as she walked.

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To cause to make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself.

She jingled the beads as she walked.

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(dated) To rhyme or sound with a jingling effect.
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A piece of light singsong verse or rhyme.
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A brief verse or song that jingles, as in an advertisement.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jingle
Plural:
jingles

Origin of jingle

  • Middle English ginglen of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • (onomatopoeia); compare jangle.

    From Wiktionary