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din

noun \ ˈdin \

Definition of din

1 :a loud continued noise; especially :a welter of discordant sounds
  • trying to hear each other over the din in the bar
2 :a situation or condition resembling a din

Examples of din in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of din

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


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din

verb

Definition of din

dinned; dinning
intransitive verb
:to make a loud noise
transitive verb
1 :to assail with loud continued noise
  • dinned his ears
2 :to impress (see 1impress 1c) by insistent repetition often used with into
  • lessons dinned into us as children

Examples of din in a Sentence

  1. safety lessons dinned into us over and over

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Origin and Etymology of din

see 1din


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din

abbreviation

Definition of din

dinar

DIN

abbreviation

Definition of DIN

German Industrial Standards

Origin and Etymology of din

German Deutsche Industrie-Normen


DIN Defined for English Language Learners

din

noun

Definition of din for English Language Learners

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


DIN Defined for Kids

din

noun \ ˈdin \

Definition of din for Students

:loud confused noise
  • …my voice echoed through the quiet bus over the din of voices in my head.
  • —Ingrid Law, Savvy


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