Definition of Ding-dong

1. Noun. The noise made by a bell.

Generic synonyms: Noise



Definition of Ding-dong

1. Adjective. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of ding dong) (gloss sound made by a bell) ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A woman's breast. ¹

4. Noun. A fight, an argument. ''Citations'' ¹

5. Noun. A set-to. ¹

6. Noun. An idiot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ding-dong

dinerlike
dinero
dineros
diners
dines
dines at the Y
dinetical
dinette
dinettes
dineutron
dineutrons
dinful
ding-a-lings
ding-dong (current term)
ding-dong ditch
ding-dong ditched
ding-dong ditches
ding-dong ditching
ding-dongs
ding dongs
ding up
dingbat
dingbats
dingbatter
dingbatters
dingdong

Literary usage of Ding-dong

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"Full one thousand and hundreds five, Ding dong, dong ding dong ! ... At the first stroke of Ángelus At the first stroke of Ángelus, Ding dong, dong ding ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"The passing-bell, ding dong ! ding dong IA mighty empire's head ; The world too small with its countless throng. And now a coffin is too long. ..."

3. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"272 DING DONG! DING DONG! ELIZA LEE POLLEN Dingdong! ding dong! ... Ding dong! ding dong! I 'll sing you a song About my little kitty; She's speckled all ..."

4. Shakespeare in Music: A Collation of the Chief Musical Allusions in the by Louis Charles Elson (1901)
"3=S= s3i= ±M~ - 3 -i—r SE ding-dong,ding-dong, bell, ding-dong, ding-dong, bell, ra//. 4: -1 h ding-dong, ding-dong, bell ding-dong, ding-dong, bell. ..."

5. Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age by Arthur Henry Bullen (1901)
"DING DONG, DONG. WHILST we sing the doleful knell Of this princess' passing-bell, Let the woods and valleys ring Echoes to our sorrowing ; And the tenor of ..."

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