What does bong mean?

Definitions for bong
bɒŋ, bɔŋbong

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bongverb

    a dull resonant sound as of a bell

  2. bongverb

    ring loudly and deeply

    "the big bell bonged"


  1. bongnoun

    A vessel, usually made of glass or ceramic and filled with water, used in smoking various substances; especially marijuana or pot.

    Etymology: Onomatopoeia

  2. bongnoun

    A device for rapidly consuming beer, usually consisting of a funnel or reservoir of beer and a length of tubing.

    Etymology: Onomatopoeia

  3. bongnoun

    A very wide piton.

    Etymology: Onomatopoeia


  1. Bong

    A bong is a filtration device/apparatus generally used for smoking cannabis, tobacco, or other herbal substances. In the bong shown in the photo, the gas flows from the lower port on the left to the upper port on the right. In construction and function a bong is similar to a hookah, except smaller and especially more portable. A bong may be constructed from any air- and water-tight vessel by adding a bowl and stem apparatus which guides air downward to below water level whence it bubbles upward during use. To get fresh air into the bong and harvest the last remaining smoke, a hole known as the "carburator", "carb", "choke", "bink", "rush" "shotty" "kick hole" or simply "hole", somewhere on the lower part of the bong above water level, is first kept covered during the smoking process, then opened to allow the smoke to be drawn into the respiratory system. The word bong is an adaptation of the Thai word baung, which refers to a cylindrical wooden tube, pipe, or container cut from bamboo, and which also refers to the bong used for smoking. Bongs have been in use by the Hmong, in Laos and Thailand, and all over Africa for centuries. One of the earliest recorded uses of the word in the West is in the McFarland Thai-English Dictionary, published in 1944, which describes one of the meanings of bong in the Thai language as, "a bamboo waterpipe for smoking kancha, tree, hashish, or the hemp-plant." A January 1971 issue of the Marijuana Review also used the term.

Rap Dictionary

  1. bongnoun

    A water pipe for smoking marijuana. The marijuana is filtered through the water. When you inhale, it decreases the pressure in the chamber so the air and smoke get pulled through the water. This process filters out some of the bad stuff like tar. It also cools the smoke to make it less harsh. Hits from the bong -- Cypress Hill (Hits From The Bong)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bong in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bong in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of bong in a Sentence

  1. Bong Joon:

    I really wanted to see his face -- I even tried imagining his face and sketching it out to Bong Joon, i had a list of questions I was prepared to ask him just in case I somehow ran into him.

  2. Tommy Boy:

    Richard Try an association such as Let's say the average person uses ten percent of his brain. How much do you use One and a half percent. The rest is filled with malted hops and bong resin.

  3. Brendan Hunt:

    I had made that video one night when I had been having a bunch of beers, smoking a little weed, taken a few bong rips, and I kind of did this spur of the moment video, just spewing out some rhetoric, and I didn't think anything was wrong at the time, i thought it was sort of amusing in a way. And Inauguration Day later I checked back into Inauguration Day with a bit of a sober mind and saw that Inauguration Day wasn't really sparking the dialogue that I had hoped to get going.

  4. Amy Poehler:

    Really, James Comey ? You're worried that Democrats are gon na move too far to the left ? really ? I don't know if you remember, but we were just about to have a nice, boring, moderate Democrat for president until you decided to open your mouth a week before the election, you big dumb scarecrow ! Really ? And, as far as I'm concerned, Democrats can vote for a bong in the shape of Che Guevara and you got nothing to say.

  5. Temario Rivera:

    It would be an unsound political decision because what can Bong Go add to Sara’s candidacy?.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. embellish
    • B. abash
    • C. scarper
    • D. affront

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