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jingler

obsolete slang Someone who writes or speaks in rhymes; a poet or lyricist. I used to be something of a jingler back when I was a young man. With a strum of my guitar, I could craft a song out of thin air. Dismissed by many as just a simple jingler, the poet came to have a prominent role in shaping the newly independent country's politics.

jingler

mod. a drunkard; an alcoholic. The jinglers have taken over the streets.
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The Las Vegas Great Santa Run featuring Santa strollers and young Kringle jinglers is due to be held on Saturday, December 9 as the official warm-up event for the New Las Vegas Marathon.
How about late buses, long queues, market researchers, sticky price tags, change jinglers, frilly knickers, Australian soaps, 5p pieces, slow bar staff, blotchy pens, Jeremy Beadle, dog poo, and people who moan...
She said: "This event is being used to thank previous customers, or Jinglers as we would say, but also to invite new customers to our classes." During the event, the Evening Chronicle's Sunshine Fund will be holding a collection.