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NOUN (1)

1. a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell;
[syn: ting, tinkle]


VERB (1)

1. make or emit a high sound;
- Example: "tinkling bells"
[syn: tinkle, tink, clink, chink]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tinkershire \Tink"er*shire\, Tinkle \Tin"kle\, n. (Zool.) The common guillemot. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tinkle \Tin"kle\, v. i. [Freq. of tink. See Tink, Tingle.] 1. To make, or give forth, small, quick, sharp sounds, as a piece of metal does when struck; to clink. [1913 Webster] As sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. --1 Cor. xiii. 1. [1913 Webster] The sprightly horse Moves to the music of his tinkling bells. --Dodsley. [1913 Webster] 2. To hear, or resound with, a small, sharp sound. [1913 Webster] And his ears tinkled, and the color fled. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tinkle \Tin"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinkled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinkling.] To cause to clonk, or make small, sharp, quick sounds. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tinkle \Tin"kle\, n. A small, sharp, quick sound, as that made by striking metal. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tinkle n 1: a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell [syn: ting, tinkle] v 1: make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells" [syn: tinkle, tink, clink, chink]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

75 Moby Thesaurus words for "tinkle": babble, bump, change ringing, chat, chatter, chime, chiming, chink, clack, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, click, clink, clop, clump, clunk, crump, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, dong, donging, dull thud, flick, flump, gab, gong, jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling, knell, knelling, pad, pat, patter, peal, peal ringing, pealing, pitapat, pitter-patter, plink, plump, plunk, pop, prattle, rap, rattle, ring, ring changes, ringing, sound, sound a knell, tap, thud, thump, tick, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling, tink, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling, tunk, yak