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bingo

play
interjection bin·go \ˈbiŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of bingo

  1. 1 —used to announce an unexpected event or instantaneous result

  2. 2 —used to announce a winning position in bingo

  3. 3 —used to express endorsement of a correct assertion

Origin and Etymology of bingo

alteration of bing (interjection suggestive of a ringing sound)


First Known Use: 1925


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bingo

noun bin·go

Definition of bingo

plural

bingos

  1. :  a game of chance played with cards having numbered squares corresponding to numbered balls drawn at random and won by covering five such squares in a row; also :  a social gathering at which bingo is played

Examples of bingo in a sentence

  1. She plays bingo twice a week.

1923

First Known Use of bingo

1923


BINGO Defined for English Language Learners

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bingo

play
interjection bin·go \ˈbiŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Definition of bingo for English Language Learners

  • —used to announce that you have won the game in bingo

  • —used to announce a successful result that is quick or unexpected

  • —used to indicate that another person's statement is correct


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bingo

noun bin·go

Definition of bingo for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which players match numbered squares on a card with numbers that are called out until someone wins by matching five squares in a row


BINGO Defined for Kids

bingo

play
noun bin·go \ˈbiŋ-gō\

Definition of bingo for Students

  1. :  a game in which players match numbered squares on a card with numbers that are called out until someone wins by matching five squares in a row


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