tintinnabular

[ tin-ti-nab-yuh-ler ]
/ ˌtɪn tɪˈnæb yə lər /
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adjective

of or relating to bells or bell ringing.

Nearby words

  1. tint,
  2. tint tool,
  3. tintack,
  4. tintagel head,
  5. tinter,
  6. tintinnabulation,
  7. tintinnabulum,
  8. tintless,
  9. tintometer,
  10. tintometric

Also tin·tin·nab·u·lar·y [tin-ti-nab-yuh-ler-ee] /ˌtɪn tɪˈnæb yəˌlɛr i/, tin·tin·nab·u·lous.

Origin of tintinnabular

1760–70; < Latin tintinnābul(um) bell (tintinnā(re) to ring + -bulum instrumental suffix) + -ar1

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Examples from the Web for tintinnabular

  • The bearer of all this tintinnabular clatter is chosen from its superior docility and knack in picking out a way.