He also dinged the media for not focusing on the “racial component of any of the people involved in this.”
But not my first choice, not my second choice, not even my fifth choice let me in— I was dinged everywhere I applied.
Only in Washington would you get dinged for trying to solve problems instead of ducking them.
Clinch looked at him, very drunk: "None o' your dinged business," he said very softly.
Hundreds of voices have for long years dinged into his ears the danger ahead.
After the fashion of great actors of a bygone generation, he wore a soft black felt hat, dinged in the crown from front to rear.
If your name had not been chaunted in it, it would have been dinged into the dunagan.
dinged if I didn't think yeou'd got abaout enough of it bating against Oakdale!
Darned if I—hum, ladies present—dinged if I know what to do.
I beant going to run; you've broke my head and dinged all the wind oot of ma body.'
1819, "to sound as metal when struck," possibly abstracted from ding-dong, of imitative origin. The meaning "to deal heavy blows" is c.1300, probably from Old Norse dengja "to hammer," perhaps also imitative. Meaning "dent" is 1960s. Related: Dinged; dinging.
Homeless: in the ding camp at San Jose