tinkle[ ting-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF tinkle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TINKLE
Gracie asked, running off the final notes in a tinkle of melody.
Joseph heard the tinkle of a falling blade, and assumed it to be Kenneth's.
A tinkle of cutlery and a slight jingle of glasses were heard.
Not until the fourth tinkle had been heard was there any other sound within the house.
There was a tinkle at my bell, and I left her to open the door.
From the gallery overhead came the tinkle of a rota, a kind of guitar.
Presently I heard the tinkle of a bell from the box which he had unlocked.
I'm going straight for the point where the tinkle of the bell came from.
I rang the bell and heard its tinkle far away within the dwelling.
Miss Junk appeared in answer to the tinkle of the bell and removed the food.
"to make a gentle ringing sound," late 14c., possibly a frequentative form of tinken "to ring, jingle," perhaps of imitative origin. Meaning "to urinate" is recorded from 1960, from childish talk. Related: Tinkled; tinkling.