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bing

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noun \ ˈbiŋ \

Definition of bing

plural -s
1 dialectal, British
a :a heap or pile for storage
  • a bing of potatoes
b :a storage bin
2 slang :a solitary-confinement prison cell

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Origin and Etymology of bing

Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse bingr divided space, bin, Old Swedish binge storage room, Icelandic bingur heap; akin to Old High German bungo tuber


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bing

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intransitive verb \ ˈbiŋ \

Definition of bing

archaic
:go

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Origin and Etymology of bing

origin unknown


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bing

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interjection \ ˈbiŋ \

Definition of bing

used to suggest a sharp ringing sound

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Origin and Etymology of bing

imitative


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bing

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noun \ ˈbiŋ \
variants: or Bing play \ˈbiŋ\

Definition of bing

plural bings or Bings
:bing cherry
  • Some trees with the popular bings are ready for picking but are not expected to be ripe in mass quantities until Memorial Day weekend …
  • —Sharon MoeserLos Angeles Times22 May 1993
  • California, which represents about one-third of the nation's sweet cherry crop, will produce about 162 million pounds of cherries this season, with Bings representing about 45 percent.
  • —Debbie ArringtonSacramento Bee18 May 2011

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First Known Use of bing

1920


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