ringing

adjective ring·ing \ ˈriŋ-iŋ \

Definition of ringing

1 : clear and full in tone : resounding
  • a ringing baritone
2 : vigorously unequivocal : decisive
  • a ringing condemnation of immorality

ringingly

play \ˈriŋ-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of ringing in a Sentence

  1. Do you hear that ringing sound?

  2. an angry, ringing denial of the charges

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First Known Use of ringing

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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RINGING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of ringing for English Language Learners

  • : very loud and clear

  • : like the sound a bell or alarm makes

  • : made forcefully or with confidence



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