verb (used with or without object)
Origin of clink1
Examples from the Web for clinking
No clinking noise came as the young man dashed on into the next building and up a rear stairway.NYPD’s New Cops Sworn In at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center|Michael Daly|July 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The room exploded with a cacophony of applause and clinking Champagne flutes.
HBO marketers, one assumes, are clinking glasses with each dispatch.
Jarvis was behind a screen near the door, now and then clinking glass against glass as he worked.No Clue|James Hay
The clinking feet of workers going to prison rivaled the sound of the soldiers marching to war.The Centralia Conspiracy|Ralph Chaplin
"I was awakened by some one fumbling at my door and making a clinking noise," he explained.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The wheat sack with its clinking contents was cast into the open hatch.Lady Luck|Hugh Wiley
In the afternoon Mrs. Loftus and her daughter called, driving up in great state, with prancing horses and clinking harness.Hildegarde's Home|Laura E. Richards