tinkles 1 of 2

plural of tinkle
as in rattles
a series of short high ringing sounds the soothing tinkle of the wind chime on the back porch

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of tinkle
as in clinks
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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“Tinkles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tinkles. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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