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1ding

verb \ˈdiŋ\

Definition of DING

transitive verb
:  to dwell on with tiresome repetition <keeps dinging it into him that the less he smokes the better — Samuel Butler †1902>
intransitive verb
1
:  to make a ringing sound :  clang
2
:  to speak with tiresome reiteration

Origin of DING

probably imitative
First Known Use: 1582

2ding

noun

Definition of DING

:  an instance of minor surface damage (as a dent)

Origin of DING

ding to strike, from Middle English dingen
First Known Use: circa 1945

3ding

verb

Definition of DING

transitive verb
:  to cause minor surface damage to <ding a car door>

First Known Use of DING

1968

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