Tinkled
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]

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  • tinkled — tin·kle || tɪŋkl n. jingle, ring, chime v. ring, beat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tinkle — [[t]tɪ̱ŋk(ə)l[/t]] tinkles, tinkling, tinkled 1) VERB If something tinkles, it makes a clear, high pitched, ringing noise, especially as small parts of it strike a surface. [V prep/adv] A fresh cascade of splintered glass tinkled to the floor...… …   English dictionary

  • tinkle — I UK [ˈtɪŋk(ə)l] / US noun [singular] 1) a high ringing sound tinkle of: the tinkle of breaking glass 2) spoken an act of urinating. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children. 3) British informal old fashioned a phone call …   English dictionary

  • tinkle — /ting keuhl/, v., tinkled, tinkling, n. v.i. 1. to give forth or make a succession of short, light, ringing sounds, as a small bell. 2. to run one s fingers lightly over a keyboard instrument or to play such an instrument simply or badly. 3. Baby …   Universalium

  • tinkle — 1. verb /ˈtɪŋkəl/ a) To make light metallic sounds, rather like a very small bell The glasses tinkled together as they were placed on the table. b) to urinate. The butler tinkled dinner. See Also: tinkle the ivories …   Wiktionary

  • tinkle — 1. verb 1) the bell tinkled Syn: ring, jingle, jangle, chime, peal, ding, ping 2) cool water tinkled in the stone fountain Syn: splash, purl, babble, burble; literary plash …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Footfall — Foot fall , n. A setting down of the foot; a footstep; the sound of a footstep. Shak. [1913 Webster] Seraphim, whose footfalls tinkled on the tufted floor. Poe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kit — Kit, n. [Gf. AS. cytere harp, L. cithara. Cf. {Guitar}.] A small violin. A dancing master s kit. Grew. [1913 Webster] Prince Turveydrop then tinkled the strings of his kit with his fingers, and the young ladies stood up to dance. Dickens. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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