ding-dong

noun
\ˈdiŋ-ˌdȯŋ, -ˌdäŋ\

Definition of ding-dong 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 : the ringing sound produced by repeated strokes especially on a bell

2 : nitwit, kook

ding-dong

verb

Definition of ding-dong (Entry 2 of 3)

intransitive verb

1 : to make a ding-dong sound

2 : to repeat a sound or action tediously or insistently

ding-dong

adjective

Definition of ding-dong (Entry 3 of 3)

chiefly British

: marked by a rapid exchange or alternation (as of blows) a ding-dong battle

First Known Use of ding-dong

Noun

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ding-dong

Noun

imitative

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ding-dong

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ding-dong

: the sound of a bell ringing

: a noisy argument

dingdong

noun
ding·dong | \ˈdiŋ-ˌdȯŋ\

Kids Definition of dingdong

: the sound of a bell ringing

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