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jingle (plural jingles)
- The sound of metal or glass clattering against itself.
- He heard the jingle of her keys in the door and turned off the screen.
- (advertising) A short song, or in some cases a snippet of a popular song with its lyrics modified, used for the purposes of advertising a product or service in a TV or radio commercial.
2012 June 3, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992)”:
- The best of friends become the worst of enemies when Barney makes a hilarious attack ad where he viciously pummels a cardboard cut-out of Homer before special guest star Linda Ronstadt joins the fun to both continue the attack on the helpless Homer stand-in and croon a slanderously accurate, insanely catchy jingle about how “Mr. Plow is a loser/And I think he is a boozer.”
- A carriage drawn by horses.
- (slang) A quick, brief phone call.
- Give me a jingle when you find out something.
- Alternative form of
short tune or verse
- To make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself.
- The beads jingled as she walked.
- To cause to make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself.
- She jingled the beads as she walked.
- (dated) To rhyme or sound with a jingling effect.
- Jingling street ballads.
to make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself
to cause to make a noise of metal or glass clattering against itself
jingle m (plural jingles)
- jingle (tune)
- C'est l'heure d'envoyer le jingle.