ding dong

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English[edit]

Sound of a doorbell.

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Interjection[edit]

ding dong

  1. (onomatopoeia, colloquial, often childish) The sound made by a bell or doorbell.
    • Ding dong bell, pussy's in the well! / Who put her in? Little Johnny Thin. / Who pulled her out? Little Tommy Stout. (Traditional English nursery rhyme)
  2. (colloquial) A general exclamation of surprise or approval.
    — Here's a photo of my new girlfriend. — Ding dong!

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Noun[edit]

ding dong (plural ding dongs)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) Alternative form of ding-dong; an idiot.
    My girlfriend's math teacher is a ding dong.
  2. (colloquial, often humorous, euphemistic) Alternative form of ding-dong; a penis.

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