Definition of Jingle-jangle
1. Verb. Make a sound typical of metallic objects. "The coins jingle-jangle "; "The keys were jingling in his pocket"
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Jangle, Jingle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jingle-jangle
Literary usage of Jingle-jangle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1882)
"Ungle, Jingle, jangle, jingle, /* ff Sound the bells, sil-ver bells. ... Jingle, Jangle, Jingle, Jangle, N Thus we call, Thus we call our Mas-ter with our ..."
2. The library by Apollodorus (1921)
"The eldest daughter wished for a golden spinning-wheel, the second for a golden reel, and the youngest for a golden jingle-jangle.2 When the king had ..."
3. St. Nicholas Book of Plays & Operettas (1900)
"Jingle, jangle, tingle, tangle, Christmas joy shall know no pause. Tangle, tingle, jangle, jingle, Welcome to you, Santa Claus! ..."
4. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1841)
"... know her face is liddle fair and smug, but hur has a tongue goes jingle jangle, jingle jangle, petter and worse than pells when hur house is o' fire. ..."
5. Louis-Philippe and His Sister: The Political Life & Rôle of Adelaide of by Raoul Arnaud (1908)
"JI am not to be taken in—Peyronnet was worth a Dupin—Jingle, jingle, jangle, jingle—Charles X. was worth a pear (ie Louis-Philippe)— And Caroline an ..."