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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  • Tinkling — Tin kling, n. 1. A tinkle, or succession of tinkles. [1913 Webster] Drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds. Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A grackle ({Quiscalus crassirostris}) native of Jamaica. It often associates with domestic cattle, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tinkling — 1. noun a) A tinkle; a tinkling sound. b) The grackle. 2. adjective One that tinkles …   Wiktionary

  • tinkling — adj. Tinkling is used with these nouns: ↑laugh …   Collocations dictionary

  • tinkling — adjective like the short high ringing sound of a small bell sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal • Syn: ↑tinkly • Similar to: ↑reverberant • Derivationally related forms: ↑tinkle (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tinkling — Synonyms and related words: change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clink, ding, ding a ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, donging, jangle, jingle, jingle jangle, jingling, knell, knelling, peal, peal… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tinkling — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. jingling, ringing, chiming; see sounding …   English dictionary for students

  • tinkling — n. tinkle, jingle, ring; series of tinkles; (Zoology) grackle native of Jamaica adj. resembling short high ringing sound of a small bell tin·kle || tɪŋkl n. jingle, ring, chime v. ring, beat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tinkling — n. Tinkle, jingle, jingling, clinking, tintinnabulation, ringing …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Tinkling Cisticola — can refer to two species of bird in the Cisticola genus.* Levaillant s Cisticola or Tinkling Cisticola, Cisticola tinniens * Grey Cisticola or Tinkling Cisticola, Cisticola rufilatus …   Wikipedia

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