Definition of ting
: a high-pitched sound like that made by a light stroke on a crystal goblet
Recent Examples of ting from the Web
For now, Colorado’s baseball purists must be patient with the pings and tings of aluminum.
TODAY’S WORD — RESTING (RESTING: REST-ting: Ceasing motion, work or activity.)
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Origin and Etymology of ting
ting, verb, from Middle English tingen, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 1602See Words from the same year
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