What does Bingo mean?

Definitions for Bingo
ˈbɪŋ goʊBin·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lotto, bingo, beano, kenonoun

    a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards


  1. bingonoun

    A game of chance for two or more players, who mark off numbers on a grid as they are announced by the caller; the game is won by the first person to call out "bingo!" or "house!" after crossing off all numbers on the grid or in one line of the grid.

  2. bingonoun

    A win in such a game.

    There were two bingos in the last game, so the players split the prize money.

  3. bingonoun

    A play where all seven letter tiles are played.

  4. bingointerjection

    Used by players of bingo to claim a win.

  5. bingointerjection

    Used when finding what one has been looking for or trying to recall.

  6. bingointerjection

    Similarly, used to declare "You've just made my point!" or "My point exactly!".

  7. Etymology: Alternate form of bing, suggesting a ringing sound (1925).


  1. Bingo

    Bingo is a game of chance played with randomly drawn numbers which players match against numbers that have been pre-printed on 5x5 matrices. The matrices may be printed on paper, card stock or electronically represented and are referred to as cards. Many versions conclude the game when the first person achieves a specified pattern from the drawn numbers. The winner is usually required to call out the word "Bingo!", which alerts the other players and caller of a possible win. All wins are checked for accuracy before the win is officially confirmed at which time the prize is secured and a new game is begun. In this version of bingo, players compete against one another for the prize or jackpot. Alternative methods of play try to increase participation by creating excitement. Since its invention in 1929, modern bingo has evolved into multiple variations, with each jurisdiction's gambling laws regulating how the game is played. There are also nearly unlimited patterns that may be specified for play. Some patterns only require one number to be matched, up to cover-all games which award the jackpot for covering an entire card and certain games award prizes to players for matching no numbers or achieving no pattern. See "Variations" for more details.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bingo

    bing′ō, n. a familiar name for brandy. [Prob. B, and stingo.]

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  1. bigon

  2. boing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bingo in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bingo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Bingo in a Sentence

  1. Mark Takano:

    I think markets are receiving tremendous signals already, there are plenty of things that need to fall bingo place. But I feel that Americans are going to feel more optimistic because they're seeing a lot of signals coming together.

  2. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    Valdez thought it would be a good idea to make taunting comments on Facebook after he was featured on last Friday’s episode of Fugitive Friday Bingo, this, obviously, was not the first bad idea he has had in his life.

  3. Judy Pa:

    As we have arguably few-to-no effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease, prevention is crucial. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment, to know that people could potentially improve their cognitive reserve by taking simple steps such as going to classes at the community center, playing bingo with their friends or spending more time walking or gardening is very exciting.

  4. Paul Hames:

    All roads lead to Mecca Bingo.

  5. Andrew Schneider:

    Weird, isn't it Somehow in the dead of winter when its 40 below, so cold your words just freeze in the air, you think you'll never hear a robin's song again or see a blossom on a cherry tree, when one day you wake up and bingo, light coming through the mini blinds is softened with a tick of rose and the cold morning air has lost its bite. It's spring once again, the streets are paved with mud and the hills are alive with the sound of mosquitos.

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