from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of ding-dong.
  • n. An attachment to a clock by which the quarter hours are struck upon bells of different tones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The sound of, or as of, repeated strokes on a metallic body, as a bell; a repeated and monotonous sound.
  • n. An attachment to a clock by which the quarter hours are struck upon bells of different tones.
  • n. a stupid or foolish person; -- used in a deprecatory or contemptuous sense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sound with the regularity of the ding-dong of a bell.
  • To assail or pester with a continual succession of complaints, requests, taunts, gibes, or the like. See ding, transitive verb
  • n. The sound of a bell, or any similar sound of repeated strokes.
  • n. A device in which two bells of different tone are struck alternately, used in striking the quarter-hours on a clock.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. heartily or earnestly
  • v. go `ding dong', like a bell
  • n. the noise made by a bell


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  • Voight is running the entire country while the President is shown once and that is asking for a dingdong to eat.

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  • It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last dingdong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.

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  • I close all windows, but that dingdong sound passes

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  • So anyhow when I got back they were at it dingdong, John Wyse saying it was Bloom gave the ideas for Sinn Fein to Griffith to put in his paper all kinds of jerrymandering, packed juries and swindling the taxes off of the government and appointing consuls all over the world to walk about selling Irish industries.


  • “But at its base, what I just said seems to contradict his misguided desire to railroad a dingdong.”


  • What kind of dingdong kills two old ladies in an elevator for their jewelry and their purses?


  • You could rollerskate down Avenue A with your hair on fire and a sparkler duct-taped to your dingdong, and nobody would bother you.

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