Examples of gong in a Sentence
They sounded a gong to summon us to dinner.
Recent Examples of gong from the Web
The whole campaign for the mayor’s office and the two districts that are up for elections is gong to be about the library.
The ethnic ensemble performs with a wide array of diverse ethnic instruments, such as gongs, woodwinds and graduated xylophones.
As in the past, there's a big gong on stage, allowing the judges to eliminate a contest with one swing of a mallet.
In the absence of Thrones, several new shows have the opportunity to grab the top prize, and, possibly win the first ever Best Drama gong for a streaming show.
A gong just signaled the sale of another lower bowl season ticket package.
Onstage were four timpani, a bass drum, snare drum, side drum, a large gong, cymbals, xylophone, castanets, vibraphone, glockenspiel, woodblock, whip-crack and triangle.
A performer on each end sends it spinning, the sound of their hands pounding against the metal ringing like a gong, the air from the whirling beam fanning the audience.
From the host to the acts to the infamous gong signaling a bad act worthy of banishment, the revival is a constant exercise in trolling, leaving us unsure who's in on the joke and who's the butt of it.
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Origin and Etymology of gong
First Known Use: circa 1590See Words from the same year
GONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gong for English Language Learners
: a large metal disc that makes a deep ringing sound when it is struck with a padded hammer
: a medal or award
GONG Defined for Kids
Definition of gong for Students
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