boing

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Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic

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Noun[edit]

boing (plural boings)

  1. The sound made by a elastic object (such as a spring) when bouncing; the sound of a bounce.

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Verb[edit]

boing (third-person singular simple present boings, present participle boinging, simple past and past participle boinged)

  1. (transitive) To make a boing sound or bouncing motion.
    • 1988 October 7, Peter Friederici, “Auction”, Chicago Reader:
      At its most extreme it is reminiscent of the boinging and buzzing of a Jew's harp.

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