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"jingle" in British English

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jingleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡl̩/
to make a ​repeatedgentleringingsound, 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.

jinglenoun

uk   us   /ˈdʒɪŋ.ɡl̩/

jingle noun (TUNE)

[C] a ​shortsimpletune, 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 ​repeatedgentleringingsound: the jingle of ​sleighbells
(Definition of jingle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jingle" in American English

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jingleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdʒɪŋ·ɡəl/

jingle verb [I/T] (RING)

to make a ​repeatedgentleringingsound, or to ​cause an ​object to make a ​ringingsound: [T] He jingled the ​coins in his ​pocket.

jinglenoun

 us   /ˈdʒɪŋ·ɡəl/

jingle noun (TUNE)

[C] a ​short, ​simpletune, often with words, that is ​easy to ​remember and is used to ​advertise a ​product on ​radio or ​television
(Definition of jingle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"jingle" in Business English

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jinglenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒɪŋɡl/ (also commercial jingle) MARKETING
a ​shorttune or song used to ​advertise a ​product on ​television or the radio: She is one of America's most ​successfulcommercial jingle ​writers.
(Definition of jingle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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