Origin of ping
First Known Use: 1835
Simple Definition of ping
: to make the high, sharp sound of a small, hard object bouncing off metal or glass
: to bounce off something with a sharp, high sound
Full Definition of ping
1 : to make a ping
2 : to ricochet with a ping <gravel pinging off … the car — Margaret Atwood>
: to cause to ping <ping a bell>
Examples of ping
Pebbles pinged off the car.
First Known Use of ping
Definition of Ping
river 360 miles (579 kilometers) W Thailand flowing SSE to join Nan River forming the Chao Phraya
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