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bong

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noun \ˈbäŋ, ˈbȯŋ\

Definition of bong

  1. :  the deep resonant sound especially of a bell

bong

verb


Origin and Etymology of bong

imitative


First Known Use: 1853


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bong

noun

Definition of bong

  1. :  a simple water pipe consisting of a bottle or vertical tube partially filled with a liquid (as water or liqueur) and a smaller offset tube ending in a bowl



Origin and Etymology of bong

Thai bɔ̂ɔŋ hollow piece of wood or bamboo


First Known Use: 1971

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BONG Defined for Kids

bong

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noun \ˈbäŋ, ˈbȯŋ\

Definition of bong for Students

  1. :  a deep sound like that of a large bell




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