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  • adj. that jingles, having a jingling sound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a series of high-pitched ringing sounds like many small bells


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  • I love Lily and her purple plastic purse, not to mention those jingly quarters.

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  • And if the person who presents the poetry to them is skillful and loves poetry herself, it is surprising how much kids can get out of poetry — not just the jingly-jangly verse or the stuff that panders to their obsession with subjects parents would rather not discuss in polite company, but serious subjects on deep themes.

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  • We saw the belly dancers again this year, and they were pretty; I want jingly things!

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  • And most everyone on the crew received trinkets - necklaces, matching jingly bracelets and earrings, sweet perfume - from his annual trip back home to Cairo.

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  • Although I was left with strange neurological bells and whistles—jingly nerve endings, tired, locked muscles, twitchy connections—it seemed a minuscule price to pay for being able to walk unassisted again.

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  • I just took the comforting, a kitten enjoying the moment before trotting off to bat a jingly ball.

    Vivian Rising

  • Thats really rather wionderful HG I only knew the last line which, I daresay because of its subsequent history, has a jingly note now out of keeping with the rest of the verse

    Rye Recollections

  • Kitteh sikritly massermynded teh loozing ob teh jingly glittery fings, az teh nawmurgl play toys aer boring.

    Wotz it saing? Sumthin - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • And here I thought only shiny jingly objects made Kilmeade feel good.

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  • When Fish would carry her into the house still asleep, Princess Pup would come bounding up with kisses and a very jingly collar.

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