Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

jingle bell

a hollow, round, metal bell with a metal ball inside, which makes a jingling sound when it moves:
jingle bells on a horse and sleigh.
Origin of jingle bell
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for jingle bell
Historical Examples
  • Mayo twitched the jingle bell, signaling release to the engineer.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • The course of the ship was changed, and the jingle bell sounded.

    A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"

    Russell Doubleday
  • Nichols proved to be a one-and-a-half-story house with a glass door, a calico curtain, and a jingle bell.

    The Other Fellow F. Hopkinson Smith

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for jingle bell

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for jingle

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for jingle bell