Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of jingle.

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Examples

  • She shook her purse in her hand until the coins jingled, as if she alluded merely to this example of her forgetfulness.

    Night and Day

  • “If you sh-sh-shake them, mister, ” repeated Spörri and both of them swung their trousers about till the coins jingled in the pockets.

    Paras. 100–199

  • The bleared eye rolled with a sort of self-congratulation, and the coins jingled more loudly.

    The Unclassed

  • "Why, look ye," said the latter, as the coin jingled in his bag, "I was ever held in good repute as a guide, and can make my way blindfold over the bogs and mosses hereabout; and I would pilot thee to the place yonder, if my fealty to the prior -- that is -- if -- I mean -- though I was never a groat the richer for his bounty; yet he may not like strangers to pry into his garners and store-houses, especially in these evil times, when every cur begins to yelp at the heels of our bountiful mother; and every beast to bray out its reproaches at her great wealth and possessions."

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • The metal coins jingled happily as I positioned myself in the second row.

    My Resolution

  • The keys and coins jingled in Jim's pocket as he headed for the car.

    A Corpse is a Corpse

  • A long sword jingled beside him on the stone floor and clashed with his spurred boots.

    Come Rack! Come Rope!

  • Hums and clicks from the forensic instruments filled the parlor, coins jingled in somebody’s pocket.

    The Burning Wire

  • The happy Windows music jingled at me and I went over and logged in.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Frederick Palmer remembered that London, during this period of the war, was a loner at the front, loftily isolated form his colleagues with his separate mess tent and servants, "general and private of his army of one, he rode in front of his two pack-donkeys, which jingled with bells, the leader bearing an American flag."

    JACK LONDON'S WAR

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