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synonyms for clinking

  • discordant
  • noisy
  • raucous
  • disharmonic
  • dissonant
  • grating
  • ill-sounding
  • immusical
  • inharmonious
  • jangly
  • jarring
  • sour
  • strident
  • unmusical
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antonyms for clinking

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How to use clinking in a sentence

He spoke with pitying scorn of the money-clinking crowd who were too time-poor to enjoy the keenest delights that earth can offer.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
But, at that moment, they heard a sound of horses' feet, accompanied by a clinking of steel.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN, GENTLEMAN-BURGLARMAURICE LEBLANC
As it ran, the two men heard, or thought they heard, a clinking sound like that made by a horse with a loose shoe.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
A spun-yarn winch was clinking on the forecastle; from alongside rose the music of fretted waters.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 26, FEBRUARY 1893VARIOUS
Presently they began to descend into the valley, the iron-shod feet of the men clinking upon the stones.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
He flashed out his sword and away he clattered up the stone steps, his spurs clinking as he ran.
THE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARDARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
On the very threshold of his freedom he was finding the lightest of golden chains clinking thinly at his wrists.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
From within the saloon came the sound of glasses clinking occasionally, and voices engaged in lazy conversation.
PARTNERS OF CHANCEHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
At a little distance behind them came the shepherds with their flocks whose bells were heard clinking from the distance.
THE CARLOVINGIAN COINSEUGNE SUE
At ten o'clock precisely a clinking of bedroom candlesticks was heard in the hall, followed by the sound of locking doors.
THE NECROMANCERSROBERT HUGH BENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLINKING

  • clinking
  • discordant
  • disharmonic
  • dissonant
  • grating
  • ill-sounding
  • immusical
  • inharmonious
  • jangly
  • jarring
  • noisy
  • raucous
  • sour
  • strident
  • unmusical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.