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tinkle

noun uk   /ˈtɪŋ.kl̩/ us  

tinkle noun (SOUND)

[S] a light ringing sound: In the distance we heard the silvery tinkle of a stream.

tinkle noun (PHONE CALL)

give sb a tinkle old-fashioned informal to make a phone call to someone: I'll give you a tinkle some time next week.

tinkle noun (TOILET)

[C] informal or child's word an act of urination

tinkle

verb [I] uk   /ˈtɪŋ.kl̩/ us  

tinkle verb [I] (SOUND)

to make a light ringing sound: Some small old-fashioned shops still have a bell which tinkles when you push the door open.

tinkle verb [I] (TOILET)

informal or child's word to urinate
Translations of “tinkle”
in Spanish tintinear…
in French (faire) tinter…
in German klingeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 丁零聲, 叮咚聲…
in Russian звенеть, звякать…
in Turkish çıngırdamak, çınlamak, çınlatmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 丁零声, 叮咚声…
in Polish brzęczeć…
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