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Jingle

Jingle

1. A rattling, clinking, or tinkling sound, as of little bells or pieces of metal.

2. That which makes a jingling sound, as a rattle. If you plant where savages are, do not only entertain them with trifles and jingles,but use them justly. (Bacon)

3. A correspondence of sound in rhymes, especially when the verse has little merit; hence, the verse itself. The least jingle of verse. jingle shell. See gold shell, under gold.


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