ping-pong

verb
\ ˈpiŋ-ˌpäŋ How to pronounce ping-pong (audio) , -ˌpȯŋ \
ping-ponged; ping-ponging; ping-pongs

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ping-pong

noun

Definition of ping-pong (Entry 2 of 3)

: 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

Ping-Pong

trademark
\ ˈpiŋ-ˌpäŋ How to pronounce Ping-Pong (audio) , -ˌpȯŋ \

Definition of Ping-Pong (Entry 3 of 3)

used for table tennis

First Known Use of ping-pong

Verb

1902, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ping-pong was in 1902

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“Ping-pong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ping-pong. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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Ping-Pong

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How to pronounce Ping-Pong (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Ping-Pong

used for table tennis

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