I UK [ˈdʒɪŋɡ(ə)l] / US verb
Word forms "jingle":
present tense I/you/we/they jingle he/she/it jingles present participle jingling past tense jingled past participle jingled
a) [intransitive] to make a sound like small metal objects hitting each other

Christmas bells were jingling outside.

b) [transitive] to shake things to make this sound

She jingled her car keys.

II UK [ˈdʒɪŋɡ(ə)l] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "jingle":
singular jingle plural jingles
1) a short phrase, usually with music, that is easy to remember, used for advertising something on the radio or television
2) the sound that small metal objects make when they hit each other

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