verb (used without object), jin·gled, jin·gling.
verb (used with object), jin·gled, jin·gling.
Origin of jingle
Related Words for jingleclatter, clink, clang, sound, jangle, ding, rattle, tinkle, tingle, reverberate, chime, ring, clamor, chink
Examples from the Web for jingle
Contemporary Examples of jingle
We sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “Jingle Bells”.Congress’ Gift That Keeps on Giving
P. J. O’Rourke
December 20, 2014
Can you imagine Bud Powell or Charlie Parker writing a jingle?Herbie Hancock Holds Forth
November 8, 2014
The 420-friendly site, “built by stoners for stoners,” allows you to mingle and jingle with—well, you get it.The Stoner's Guide to the Internet
August 6, 2014
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
June 30, 2014
In the second clip, a camera follows the cast around as they sing an a capella hip-hop remix of “Jingle Bells.”Psych’s 13 Best Musical Moments
December 15, 2013
Historical Examples of jingle
From the bar came the jingle of glasses and loud, cheerful conversation.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
With the Porters it was jingle of spurs, and stride of the horse.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
They shouted at each other in the jingle with comparative cheerfulness.The Secret Agent
She turned away, but at that instant there came a jingle of bells.Tiverton Tales
Nana was being tempted by the jingle of cash and the lure of adventure on the streets.L'Assommoir
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).