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Line breaks: tin|tin|nabu|late
Pronunciation: /tɪntɪˈnabjʊleɪt

Definition of tintinnabulate in English:


[no object] rare
Make a light, clear ringing sound; tinkle: the city’s clocks tintinnabulate politely


early 20th century: from Latin tintinnabulum (see tintinnabulation).

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