Grant wished him to take English lancers, but Roberts said Englishmen were too noisy and jingly, and helpless if separated.
A few squirrels darted from the earth and disappeared as mysteriously before the jingly mules.
It is a magnificent bridle, as shiny and jingly as any lad could desire.
The instrument was old, and though the notes rang true, they were faint and jingly.
The sallow-faced clock that hung above the mirror that backed the bar, jerked out one jingly strike, a half hour.
late 14c., gingeln, of imitative origin (cf. Dutch jengelen, German klingeln). Related: Jingled; jingling.
1590s, from jingle (v.). Meaning "song in an advertisement" first attested 1930, from earlier sense of "catchy array of words in prose or verse" (1640s).
A telephone call; a ring; tinkle: We never hear from you, not even a jingle