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ping-pong

verb \ ˈpiŋ-ˌpäŋ , -ˌpȯŋ \

Definition of ping-pong

First Known Use of ping-pong

1902


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ping-pong

noun

Definition of ping-pong

:something resembling a game of table tennis; especially :a series of usually verbal exchanges between two parties
  • a ping-pong of absurdist dialogue
  • —Lawrence O'Toole

First Known Use of ping-pong

1909


Ping-Pong

trademark \ ˈpiŋ-ˌpäŋ , -ˌpȯŋ \

Definition of Ping-Pong

used for table tennis

PING-PONG Defined for English Language Learners

Ping-Pong

trademark

Definition of Ping-Pong for English Language Learners

  • —used for table tennis



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