TINK'LE, verb intransitive
1. To make small quick sharp sounds, as by striking on metal; to clink.
The sprightly horse
Moves to the music of his tinkling bells.
The moment the money tinkles in the chest, the soul mounts out of purgatory.
2. To hear a small sharp sound.
And his ears tinkled, and his color fled.
TINK'LE, verb transitive To cause to clink or make sharp quick sounds.