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jingle

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  
to make a repeated gentle ringing sound, or to make things do this: She waited for him by the car, jingling the keys in her hand. The coins jingled in her pocket as she walked along.

jingle

noun uk   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us  

jingle noun (TUNE)

[C] a short simple tune, often with words, that is easy to remember and is used to advertise a product on the radio or television

jingle noun (RING)

[S] a repeated gentle ringing sound: the jingle of sleigh bells
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