If immigration reform is being considered by Congress, Iowa Republican Steve Kingis always sure to chime in.
Karl Lagerfeld (always one to chime in) does not approve of the habit.
Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez was quick to chime in, dismissing her as a “bandit.”
Fans will have the opportunity to chime in via Twitter and vote on certain aspects of the show.
Does not the verse clank and chime like sword sheath on spur, like the bits of champing horses?
A clock inside the hall began to chime midnight, and he turned on his heel.
And then one day there suddenly drifted across the deathlike valley the chime of jingling spurs and the sound of human voices.
They left two or three story papers and that chime thing when they went away.
The only sounds, save the soughing sighs of the giant branches, are the chime of the waterfall and the chirping of birds.
When would the chime of the Christ-bell peal over land and sea?
c.1300, chymbe "cymbal," from Old English cymbal, cimbal, also perhaps through Old French chimbe or directly from Latin cymbalum (see cymbal, the modern word for what this word originally meant). Evidently the word was misinterpreted as chymbe bellen (c.1300) and its sense shifted to "chime bells," a meaning attested from mid-15c.
mid-14c., chyme, from chime (n.). Originally of metal, etc.; of voices from late 14c. To chime in originally was musical, "join harmoniously;" of conversation by 1838. Related: Chimed; chiming.