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tinkle

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tin·kle [tíngk’l]
verb (past tin·kled, past participle tin·kled, present participle tin·kling, 3rd person present singular tin·kles)
1. vti jingle: to make or cause something to make light metallic ringing sounds
2. vi urinate: to urinate (informal)

noun
1. jingling sound: a series of light metallic ringing sounds
2. act of urinating: an act of urinating (informal)
3. U.K. telephone call: a call on the telephone (informal)

[14th century. Literally “to keep on making a faint metallic sound,” formed from obsolete English tink “to make a faint metallic sound,” of uncertain origin: perhaps an imitation of the sound.]

-tin·kly, adjective

Thesaurus
tinkle (n)

call, buzz (informal), bell (informal), phone, phone call, telephone call, ring
jingle, ring, clink, chink, ding, ping, chime
tinkle (v)

ring, jingle, clink, chink, ding, ping, chime

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