Tinkle Definition

tĭngkəl
tinkled, tinkles, tinkling
verb
tinkled, tinkles, tinkling
To make a series of small, short, light, ringing sounds like those of a very small bell.
Webster's New World
To urinate.
Webster's New World
To cause to tinkle.
Webster's New World
To indicate, signal, etc. by tinkling.
Webster's New World

(intransitive, informal, juvenile) To urinate.

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noun
tinkles
A light, clear metallic sound or a sound suggestive of it.
American Heritage
The act or sound of tinkling.
Webster's New World
(UK, informal) A telephone call.
Give someone a tinkle.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
idiom
give someone a tinkle
  • to call someone on the telephone
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Tinkle

Noun

Singular:
tinkle
Plural:
tinkles

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Tinkle

  • give someone a tinkle

Origin of Tinkle

  • Middle English tinklen frequentative of tinken to emit a brief metallic sound perhaps of imitative origin

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

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