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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A light clear metallic sound as of a small bell v. - Make or emit a high sound.

Usage examples (31)
  • Perhaps the faint, occasional tinkle from the bells on the Tree Lovers brought the little lurking smile to her lips.
  • Most of the time, a light tinkle is complimented nicely by “I Will Always Love You” blasting wildly through the speakers.
  • Recalling the tinkle of merry laughter, he was certain.
  • There was still many yards left, that could be paid out, when I heard my coin tinkle softly on the pavement. for more
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