Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sound of a bell tinkling: often used adverbially: as, the bell went ting-a-ling.
“When he connected the wall plug lighting up the red neon, OPEN, sign facing the street, he immediate heard the ting-a-ling of the bells above the door signaling someone's entrance.”
“When we hear sleigh bells ring our hearts go ting-a-ling cause there'll be presents under the tree”
“I'm wild about that thing, gee I like your ting-a-ling, kiss me like you mean it, I'm wild about that thing”
“But to all the pollsters who want to give us a guide to results of the general election campaign 20 minutes after it starts, I just want you to know: Like the fella in Irving Berlin's song, "I'll be all alone by my telephone ... waiting for ring, a ting-a-ling.”
“They blend in to the general background noise of diesel buses, triangles being struck by peddlers, steam whistles from the roaming hotdog vendors, the nose flutes of the itinerant knife sharpeners, and the ting-a-ling, bicycle bell sound announcing the arrival of the garbage truck.”
“Dick rang the little bell and heard it go ting-a-ling inside.”
“At eight o'clock a silvery ting-a-ling was heard, and never was bell more promptly responded to.”
“How did it get there?" exclaimed Dorothea in astonishment; and as she gazed the clock burst forth with another loud ting-a-ling.”
“She looked on bureau, washstand, bookcase, and window-seat, and then jumped, for the loud ting-a-ling came almost from underneath her feet.”
“Ting! ting-a-ling!" the silver tinkle sounded cheerfully.”
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