verb (used without object), jin·gled, jin·gling.
verb (used with object), jin·gled, jin·gling.
- jinghis khan,
- jingle bell,
- jingle shell,
- jingling johnny,
Origin of jingle
Examples from the Web for jingle
We sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells”.
Can you imagine Bud Powell or Charlie Parker writing a jingle?
The 420-friendly site, “built by stoners for stoners,” allows you to mingle and jingle with—well, you get it.
So did a jingle lawsuit from Dr Pepper and several additional suits from the SEC.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved|Andrew Romano|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the second clip, a camera follows the cast around as they sing an a capella hip-hop remix of “Jingle Bells.”
I happened to have a few coins in my pocket, and putting in my hand, I caused them to jingle a little against each other.Letters of a Traveller|William Cullen Bryant
Shall we tell the lamentations that ensued when Miss Wardle found herself deserted by the faithless Jingle?The Pickwick Papers|Charles Dickens
And in many of the southern and Sicilian provinces the jingle of the telephone bell is still an unfamiliar sound.The History of the Telephone|Herbert N. Casson
The sound came from within, and was followed by thumps and stamps, and the jingle of glasses.My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
From time to time he heard loud laughter and snatches of song which rose above the jingle of the glasses in the dining-hall.The Grey Cloak|Harold MacGrath
Word Origin for jingle
late 14c., gingeln, of imitative origin (cf. Dutch jengelen, German klingeln). Related: Jingled; jingling.
1590s, from jingle (v.). Meaning "song in an advertisement" first attested 1930, from earlier sense of "catchy array of words in prose or verse" (1640s).