tinkly

adjective
tin·​kly | \ ˈtiŋ-k(ə-)lē How to pronounce tinkly (audio) \

Definition of tinkly

: that tinkles : tinkling

Examples of tinkly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020 Witnesses said that the driver had approached the barriers, stopped, then slowly plowed through them, his tinkly music providing a taunting soundtrack. The New Yorker, "The Best of the Talk of the Town in 2020," 31 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of tinkly

1860, in the meaning defined above

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9 Apr 2021

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“Tinkly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinkly. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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