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English definition of “jingle”

jingle

verb
 
/ˈdʒɪŋ·ɡəl/ (present participle jingling, past tense and past participle jingled)
to make repeated, gentle ringing sounds, or to cause metal objects to make these sounds: a pocket full of jingling coins He jingled the coins in his pocket.
(Definition of jingle from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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