dingleberry

noun din·gle·ber·ry \ˈdiŋgəl-—see berry\

Definition of dingleberry

  1. 1 :  a shrub (Vaccinium erythrocarpus) of the southeastern U.S.

  2. 2 :  the globose dark red edible berry of the dingleberry

  3. 3 usually vulgar :  a piece of dried fecal matter clinging to the hair around the anus

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Origin and Etymology of dingleberry

dingle- (of unknown origin) + berry


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