Meaning of ding

ding

Pronunciation: (ding), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to cause to make a ringing sound.
  2. to speak about insistently.
—v.i.
  1. to make a ringing sound.
  2. to talk insistently.
—n.
  1. a ringing sound.

ding

Pronunciation: (ding), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
—v.t.
  1. to cause surface damage to; dent: Flying gravel had dinged the car's fenders.
  2. to strike with force; hit: The catcher was dinged on the shoulder by a wild throw.
  3. to blackball: Only one freshman was dinged by the fraternity.
—n.
  1. dent; nick: The surfboard has a few dings in it from scraping over rocks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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