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English definition of “tinkle”

tinkle

noun (PHONE CALL)    /ˈtɪŋ.kl̩/
give sb a tinkle old-fashioned informal to make a phone call to someone: I'll give you a tinkle some time next week.Communicating by telephoneCommunicating and keeping in touch
(Definition of tinkle noun (PHONE CALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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