ding-dong

[ding-dawng, -dong] /ˈdɪŋˌdɔŋ, -ˌdɒŋ/
noun
1.
the sound of a bell.
2.
any similar sound of repeated strokes.
3.
Slang. ding-a-ling.
adjective
4.
characterized by or resembling the sound of a bell.
5.
marked by rapid alternation of retaliatory action:
"a ding-dong struggle."
Origin
1550–60; gradational compound based on ding, apparently blend of din1 and ring2
British Dictionary definitions for ding dong
ding-dong
 
n
1.  the sound of a bell or bells, esp two bells tuned a fourth or fifth apart
2.  an imitation or representation of the sound of a bell
3.  a.  a violent exchange of blows or words
 b.  (as modifier): a ding-dong battle in the board room
 
adj
4.  sounding or ringing repeatedly
 
[C16: of imitative origin; see ding1]

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Word Origin and History for ding dong
ding dong
imitative of the sound of a bell, c.1560.
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Slang related to ding dong

ding-dong

adjective

Vigorous and spirited; knock-down-drag-out •Used adverbially, ''with a will,'' by 1672 : A ding-dong battle is in prospect (1870+)

noun
  1. An eccentric person; ding-a-ling1, nut (1920s+)
  2. The penis; dong : couldn't find his own ding-dong if you told him to look between his legs/ Forget his ding-dong. Think of it as a technically superior game (1940s+)

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