jingle

[c]/ˈdʒɪŋgəl / (say 'jingguhl)

verb (jingled, jingling)
verb (i)
1. to make clinking or tinkling sounds, as coins, keys, etc., when struck together repeatedly.
2. to move or proceed with such sounds.
3. to sound in a manner suggestive of this, as verse or any sequence of words: a jingling ballad.
4. to make rhymes.
verb (t)
5. to cause to jingle.
noun
6. a clinking or tinkling sound, as of small bells or of small pieces of metal struck together repeatedly.
7. something that makes such a sound, as a small bell or a metal pendant.
8. a musical succession of like sounds, as in rhyme or alliteration, without particular regard for sense; jingling verse.
9. a piece of such verse.
10. a simple, repetitious, catchy rhyme set to music, used especially for advertising.
11. (in Ireland and Australia) a covered two-wheeled carriage.
{Middle English gynglen, apparently imitative; but compare Dutch jengelen}
jingly, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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