tinkle


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give (one) a tinkle

To call one on the phone. Give me a tinkle after the movie, and we can meet somewhere for a drink.
See also: give, tinkle

tinklebox

old-fashioned slang A piano. Sometimes hyphenated. Every Christmas, Uncle Jerry gets drunk and starts playing some soppy song or another on the tinklebox. She plays a wonderful version of "Moon River" on the tinkle-box.

tinkle

1. in. to urinate. (Mostly juvenile use. Usually objectionable.) Jimmy, be sure and tinkle before we leave.
2. n. urine. (Essentially juvenile. Usually objectionable.) There’s tinkle on the bathroom floor.

tinklebox

n. a piano. (see also joybox.) The tinklebox in the bar seemed to be a bit loud.
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Nush and Tinkle Comics have collaborated to bring out a cool and comfortable fashion collection, comprising tops and dresses.
"The foot was something from high school I didn't take care of, so that was my fault," Tinkle said.
Meanwhile Tinkle continues to be the most widely read English magazine for children across India, and has been an integral part of growing up in India over the last three decades.
Taciau, priesingai negu yra daznai manoma, slegio padidejimas hidraulinio smugio metu visiskai nepriklauso nuo tinkle palaikomo slegio (Kay 2008).
Now it has been revealed the secondary school has also issued kids with "tinkle cards" - which can be used during class just once a week.
The cards - which state "I am missing a super important learning opportunity because I need a tinkle" - can be used just once a week.
"It's for anyone who can play the piano like Elton John, or if that's not their style, just have a tinkle on the piano throughout the course of Eisteddfod week," a Principality spokeswoman said.
Each lizard was individually marked by toe clipping (Tinkle, 1967; Medica et al., 1971; Ferner, 1979) and, after processing, lizards were released at the site of initial observation.
"Caught short, were we?" "No, I've always been this size." The little tinkle was the noise that came from the rear of my car.
Little Rascal Miles had a little tinkle on the ivories at the new Beetham Plaza venue, while glamour model Katie Downes and Chantelle Tagoe, Emile Heskey's gorgeous fiancee, added a touch of glamour.
Because I am rather unsteady on my feet since suffering a broken bone in my foot last November, I usually call after them "Why don't you whistle?" I would like to appeal to all cyclists to add a little something like wind chimes or even pieces of tin foil that would tinkle as they move.
Forever maligned and filled with the kind of bass pops and guitar tinkle that you expect only graying dudes with goatees and Hawaiian shirts to enjoy.
Will there be the tinkle of Santa's bells as he climbs down the chimney with a sack full of apples, oranges and nuts for little Simon next week?
Consumers have also gained a greater understanding of the technology behind airquality products, according to Chan Tinkle, vice president of sales and marketing for airpurifier manufacturer BlueAir.
snowfall and awoke to a winter wonderland--and the growl of my neighbor's snow blower accompanied by the tinkle of glass.