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When the news came out that Jackie director Pablo Larraín had cast her as Princess Diana, it sounded as if genius had struck with the perfectly tuned tinkle of a sterling dinner bell.
KRISTEN STEWART AND PABLO LARRAÍN DO PRINCESS DIANA WRONG IN SPENCERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 3, 2021TIME
The third line runs thus: “How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
We observe that as “time” is here repeated three times, so “tinkle” was repeated three times in the third line.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The blind came down with a rush, there was a little tinkle of glass, and the general staggered back with his hand to his shoulder.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Tinkle, tinkle went the bells The reindeer lifted their hoofs higher and pawed at the comforter.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
The brook was whispering secret things, and the drip from the trees made a soft tinkle, just detectable, on its pools.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Of course, the younger men tinkle the guitar, and make love more or less openly to the girls.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Out of this rose a low, musical tinkle, with a soft lap-lap upon the rocks which sounded like a kiss.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Then there came a jar, a burr of wheels and springs, and the tinkle of silver-toned metal striking nine.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
All about the gardens there was a tinkle of bells made by the wind blowing them, and a gong kept muttering somewhere.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TINKLE

  • begirded
  • belted
  • circled
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • confined
  • enclosed
  • encompassed
  • girded
  • girdled
  • hem in
  • inclosed
  • looped
  • moved around
  • rimmed
  • rounded
  • sealed off
  • surrounded
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