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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ding.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Darned: a mild form of damned.[U. S.]


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  • Jersey Shore star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi had her application to trademark her nickname dinged by the US Patent Office, the Smoking Gun website reported today. | Top Stories

  • I came across her blog recently when the google alert I have on my agent's name dinged, and I left her a comment a couple of posts back not feeling inclined to touch the one about life sucking, recommending she cool it, or at least protect her identity.

    Authors Behaving Badly?

  • In the past, it was common for players to return the following week -- if not during the game -- after getting "dinged" up.

    NFL Replay: Favre might win record 4th MVP before Manning

  • Julius Jones, cut by Seattle earlier in the season, ran for two short touchdowns and finished with 120 all-purpose yards, but was "dinged" in a collision with Lofa Tatupu in the fourth quarter that left Tatupu with a concussion.

    STUNNER: Seahawks Knock Out Defending Super Bowl Champions

  • If anyone close to you, especially your soccer-football-baseball-gymnastics or even chess-playing son or daughter, gets "dinged" in a game (or anywhere else), and is answering you more slowly than usual or can't remember what you just told him (or her) to do, maybe it's not the normal, "Whatever, Mom (or Dad)" reaction.

    Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.: Does a Head Injury Continue to Affect Cognitive Function?

  • One can only wonder how many players have been "dinged" but failed to report it for fear of losing ground on making or staying on the team.

    Andrew Brandt: New Rules for NFL Concussions: A Good Start

  • Brite's The Value of X in "dinged" condition for the same price, but the book was in brand new condition, although Bill's preception of "dinged" may be different from mine.

    dinged inside job

  • Only thing, he is going to get "dinged" on his business cards and other literature for the same thing that got Pepper in trouble in his mayoral race- he needs to add a "FOR"- so that his car reads "Brian Garry FOR Cincinnati City Council".

    2007 City Council Preview

  • Also sympathize on the Inside Higher Ed thing - I got 'dinged' a couple of weeks back and a few 'interesting' non blogger commenters seem to have hung around to pick fights.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • Can you imagine the hullaballoo if he gets "dinged" again this coming weekend, yet the Pack still advances to the Super Bowl?

    Slate Magazine


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