from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A packet that is replying to a ping, and thereby indicating the presence of a host.
  • n. A stench, a bad smell.
  • v. To stink, to smell bad.
  • n. A set of three identical tiles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To improvise on the stage; gag.

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

  • n. an unpleasant smell


From ping, via the pairing of ping-pong. (Wiktionary)
Probably from Romani pan ("to stink"). (Wiktionary)



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