bong

bong

1 [bong, bawng]
noun
1.
a dull, resonant sound, as of a large bell.
verb (used without object)
2.
to produce this sound: The church bell bonged promptly at noon.

Origin:
1855–60; imitative

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bong

2 [bong, bawng]
noun
a type of hookah or water pipe for smoking marijuana or other drugs.

Origin:
of uncertain origin

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bong1 (bɒŋ)
 
n
1.  a deep reverberating sound, as of a large bell
 
vb
2.  to make a deep reverberating sound
 
[C20: of imitative origin]

bong2 (bɒŋ)
 
n
a type of water pipe for smoking marijuana, crack, etc
 
[C20: of unknown origin]

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bong
"water pipe for marijuana," 1960s, U.S. slang, said to have been introduced by Vietnam War veterans, said to be from Thai baung, lit. "cylindrical wooden tube."
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bong definition

[bɔŋ]
and bhong
  1. n.
    a marijuana smoking device that cools the smoke by passing it through water. (Drugs.) : This bong is really getting sort of nasty.
  2. tv. & in.
    to smoke marijuana or other drugs with a bongor other device. (Drugs.) : Wanna go bong a bowl?
  3. n.
    a puff or hitof marijuana taken through a bong. (Drugs.) : I'll take two bongs, and then I gotta go.
  4. tv. & in.
    to drink keg beer through a hose. (California. See also beerbong.) : Everybody bonged till the keg was empty.
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