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din

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noun \ˈdin\

Simple Definition of din

  • : a loud, confusing mixture of noises that lasts for a long time

Full Definition of din

  1. 1 :  a loud continued noise; especially :  a welter of discordant sounds

  2. 2 :  a situation or condition resembling a din

Examples of din

  1. It was hard to hear anything above the din in the restaurant.

  2. <there's always a great din from the cafeteria during lunch>



Origin of din

Middle English, from Old English dyne; akin to Old Norse dynr din, Sanskrit dhvanati it roars


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with din


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din

verb

Definition of din

dinneddin·ning

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a loud noise

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to assail with loud continued noise

  5. 2 :  to impress by insistent repetition —often used with into <lessons dinned into us as children>



Examples of din

  1. <safety lessons dinned into us over and over>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of din

before 12th century


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din

abbreviation

Definition of din

  1. dinar




DIN

abbreviation

Definition of DIN

  1. German Industrial Standards



Origin of din

German Deutsche Industrie-Normen



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