\ ˈbäŋ How to pronounce bong (audio) , ˈbȯŋ \

Definition of bong

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the deep resonant sound especially of a bell

Definition of bong (Entry 2 of 2)

: a simple water pipe consisting of a bottle or vertical tube partially filled with a liquid (such as water or liqueur) and a smaller offset tube ending in a bowl

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bong verb

First Known Use of bong

Noun (1)

1855, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bong

Noun (1)


Noun (2)

Thai bɔ̂ɔŋ hollow piece of wood or bamboo

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“Bong.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bong. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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\ ˈbäŋ How to pronounce bong (audio) , ˈbȯŋ \

Kids Definition of bong

: a deep sound like that of a large bell

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