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tinkle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tinkle

  1. a series of short high ringing sounds the soothing tinkle of the wind chime on the back porch Synonyms chime(s), jingle, tintinnabulation Related Words clatter, jangle, rattle; chink, clang, clank, clink, ding-dong, ping, ring; chirr, ripple, trill, warble


tinkle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tinkle

  1. to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound the bell around the cat's neck tinkled as he ran across the yard Synonyms chink, clink, tingle, jingleRelated Words clang, clangor, clank, clash, crash; clack, clatter, rattle; chime, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, ping, plink, ring


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