Definition of Dingdong

1. Verb. Go 'ding dong', like a bell.

Exact synonyms: Ding, Dong
Generic synonyms: Peal, Ring

2. Adverb. Heartily or earnestly. "They fell to work dingdong"
Language type: Colloquialism

Definition of Dingdong

1. n. The sound of, or as of, repeated strokes on a metallic body, as a bell; a repeated and monotonous sound.

Definition of Dingdong

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of ding-dong) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dingdong

1. to make a ringing sound [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dingdong

ding-a-lings
ding-dong
ding-dong ditch
ding-dong ditched
ding-dong ditches
ding-dong ditching
ding-dongs
ding dong
ding dongs
ding up
dingaling
dingbat
dingbats
dingbatter
dingbatters
dingdong (current term)
dingdonged
dingdonging
dingdongs
dinge
dinged
dinged-up
dinger
dingers
dinges
dingeses
dingey
dingeys
dinghies
dinghy

Literary usage of Dingdong

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1. First Steps with American and British Authors by Albert Franklin Blaisdell (1899)
"dingdong! dingdong! dingdong! Now he raises his clear, loud voice above all the din of the town; it drowns the buzzing talk of many tongues, and draws each ..."

2. Trial of Charles Pinney, Esq. in the Court of King's Bench, on an by Gurney, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1833)
"He reminds us of dingdong, who would have taken his sheep to the devil's market; ... We do not think the Attorney-General will imitate dingdong, and try to ..."

3. Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues by Kathleen C. Faller (1995)
""Who has a 'dingdong' ?" "Did you ever see one?" "Whose did you see? ... "Did anyone ever try to do something to you with a 'dingdong' ? ..."

4. Children's Plays by Eleanor Louise Skinner, Ada Maria Skinner (1918)
"dingdong! Ding dong! Hear one and all, The brave Sir Nicholas Hildebrand Has ... dingdong! The knight, Sir Nicholas Hildebrand, Has just returned from the ..."

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