Tinkled vs Kinkled - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between tinkled and kinkled
is that tinkled
) while kinkled
To make light metallic sounds, rather like a very small bell.
- The glasses tinkled together as they were placed on the table.
(intransitive, informal, juvenile) To urinate.
To cause to tinkle.
To indicate, signal, etc. by tinkling.
- The sprightly horse / Moves to the music of his tinkling bells.
To hear, or resound with, a small, sharp sound.
- The butler tinkled dinner.
- And his ears tinkled , and the colour fled.
A light metallic sound, resembling the tinkling of bells or wind chimes.
* 1994 , (Stephen Fry), (The Hippopotamus) , ch. 2:
(UK, informal) A telephone call.
- At the very moment he cried out, David realised that what he had run into was only the Christmas tree. . . . There were no sounds of any movement upstairs: no shouts, no sleepy grumbles, only a gentle tinkle from the decorations as the tree had recovered from the collision.
(informal, euphemism) An act of urination.
- Give me a tinkle when you arrive.