What does ding mean?

Definitions for dingdɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ding.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ding(noun)

    a ringing sound

  2. dent, ding, gouge, nick(verb)

    an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)

  3. ding, dong, dingdong(verb)

    go `ding dong', like a bell


  1. ding(Noun)

    A high-pitched sound of a bell.

  2. ding(Verb)

    To make high-pitched sound like a bell.

  3. ding(Noun)

    Ancient Chinese vessel with legs and a lid; also called ting. Chinese: u9F0E, pinyin: du01D0ng.

  4. Origin: From dingen, probably from dengja

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ding(verb)

    to dash; to throw violently

  2. Ding(verb)

    to cause to sound or ring

  3. Ding(verb)

    to strike; to thump; to pound

  4. Ding(verb)

    to sound, as a bell; to ring; to clang

  5. Ding(verb)

    to talk with vehemence, importunity, or reiteration; to bluster

  6. Ding(noun)

    a thump or stroke, especially of a bell

  7. Origin: [OE. dingen, dengen; akin to AS. dencgan to knock, Icel. dengja to beat, hammer, Sw. dnga, G. dengeln.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ding

    ding, v.t. to throw, dash, or hurl: to beat: (arch.) to urge or enforce: (Scot.) to defeat, non-plus—also, as v.i., to be defeated: to descend, fall, as of continued heavy rain or snow falling.—Ding doun (Scot.), to knock or throw down. [M. E. dingen; cf. Ice. dengja, Sw. dänga, to bang.]

  2. Ding

    ding, v.i. to ring, keep sounding.—v.t. to reiterate to a wearisome degree.—n. Ding′-dong, the sound of bells ringing: monotony: sameness. [Imit. Cf. Ring.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. ding

    1. Synonym for feep. Usage: rare among hackers, but more common in the Real World. 2. dinged: What happens when someone in authority gives you a minor bitching about something, esp. something trivial. “I was dinged for having a messy desk.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ding in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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