ting

noun
\ ˈtiŋ How to pronounce ting (audio) \

Definition of ting

: a high-pitched sound like that made by a light stroke on a crystal goblet

Other Words from ting

ting intransitive verb

First Known Use of ting

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ting

ting, verb, from Middle English tingen, of imitative origin

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“Ting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ting. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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