Origin of tinkle
OTHER WORDS FROM tinkleouttinkle, verb (used with object), out·tin·kled, out·tin·kling.
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How to use tinkle in a sentence
When the news came out that Jackie director Pablo Larraín had cast her as Princess Diana, it sounded as if genius had struck with the perfectly tuned tinkle of a sterling dinner bell.Kristen Stewart and Pablo Larraín Do Princess Diana Wrong in Spencer|Stephanie Zacharek|September 3, 2021|Time
The third line runs thus: “How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night.”
We observe that as “time” is here repeated three times, so “tinkle” was repeated three times in the third line.
The blind came down with a rush, there was a little tinkle of glass, and the general staggered back with his hand to his shoulder.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Tinkle, tinkle went the bells The reindeer lifted their hoofs higher and pawed at the comforter.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
The brook was whispering secret things, and the drip from the trees made a soft tinkle, just detectable, on its pools.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton