UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdʒɪŋgəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdʒɪŋgəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling( jinggəl)

Inflections of 'jingle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
jin•gle /ˈdʒɪŋgəl/USA pronunciation   v.,  -gled, -gling, n. 
  1. to (cause to) make clinking or tinkling sounds, like the sounds from a small bell: [no object]The coins jingled in her purse.[+ object]He jingled the coins in his pocket.

n. [countable]
  1. a tinkling or clinking sound:the jingle of house keys.
  2. a group of words or a short song with catchy sounds, usually of a light or humorous character, used for advertising.
jin•gly, adj.,  -gli•er, -gli•est. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
jin•gle  ( jinggəl),USA pronunciation v.,  -gled, -gling, n. 
  1. to make clinking or tinkling sounds, as do coins, keys, or other light, resonant metal objects when coming into contact or being struck together repeatedly:The keys on his belt jingled as he walked.
  2. to move or proceed with such sounds:The sleigh, decorated with bells, jingled along the snowy road.
  3. to sound in a light, repetitious manner suggestive of this, as verse, a sequence of words, or piece of music.
  4. to make rhymes.

  1. to cause to jingle:He jingled the coins in his pocket.

  1. a tinkling or clinking sound, as of small bells or of small pieces of resonant metal repeatedly struck one against another.
  2. something that makes such a sound, as a small bell or a metal pendant.
  3. a catchy succession of like or repetitious sounds, as in music or verse.
  4. a piece of verse or a short song having such a catchy succession of sounds, usually of a light or humorous character:an advertising jingle.
  5. British Terms[Irish Eng. and Australian.]a loosely sprung, two-wheeled, roofed carriage, usually used as a hackney coach.
jingler, n. 
jingling•ly, adv. 
jingly, adj. 
  • 1350–1400; Middle English gynglen, apparently imitative; compare Dutch jengelen; see -le

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
jingle /ˈdʒɪŋɡəl/ vb
  1. to ring or cause to ring lightly and repeatedly
  2. (intransitive) to sound in a manner suggestive of jingling: a jingling verse
  1. a sound of metal jingling
  2. a catchy and rhythmic verse, song, etc, esp one used in advertising
Etymology: 16th Century: probably of imitative origin; compare Dutch jengelen

ˈjingly adj
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