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English definition of “jingle”

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.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact

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 televisionMusical piecesAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailingTypes of songs

jingle noun (RING)

[S] a repeated gentle ringing sound: the jingle of sleigh bellsSounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of jingle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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