Definition of jingle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdʒɪŋɡl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɪŋɡl//
    Radio broadcasting, TV shows
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  1. 1[singular] a sound like small bells ringing that is made when metal objects are shaken together the jingle of coins in his pocket His heard a jingle of keys at the door.
  2. 2[countable] a short song or tune that is easy to remember and is used in advertising on radio or television I wrote a song which they’re thinking of using as a jingle. Wordfinderair, announce, bulletin, jingle, phone-in, podcast, programme, public service broadcasting, radio, station See related entries: Radio broadcasting, TV shows
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: imitative.
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