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tinkle

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a series of short high ringing sounds
  • the soothing tinkle of the wind chime on the back porch

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tinkle

verb

Synonyms of tinkle (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound
  • the bell around the cat's neck tinkled as he ran across the yard

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The first known use of tinkle was in the 15th century

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“Tinkle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tinkle. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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