See also: Dinger
dinger (plural dingers)
- A bell or chime.
- (baseball) A home run.
- The starting pitcher gave up three dingers.
- 1989, John Holway, "Strikeouts: The High Cost of Hitting Home Runs", Baseball Digest, June 1989:
- He should know, he fanned 2597 times — far more than any other man — but made millions hitting 563 dingers.
- 1997, Hank Davis, Small-Town Heroes: Images of Minor League Baseball, University of Nebraska Press (2003), ISBN 0803266391, page 264:
- Then as you're taking his picture, say something about the thirty dingers he's going to hit this season. You get that little extra smile on his face.
- 2008, Mike Stone & Art Regner, The Great Book of Detroit Sports Lists, Running Press (2008), ISBN 9780762433544, page 209:
- For you youngsters out there, hitting 50 dingers in the pre-steroid craze days of the early 90s was an actual accomplishment; the only questionable substance Fielder was putting in his body were McRib sandwiches.
- (Canada, US, slang) The penis.
- (Australian slang, dated) A condom.
- (Australian slang) The buttocks, the anus.
- Let′s leave them to sit on their dingers for a while.
- 1955, Norman Bartlett, Island Victory, Angus and Robertson (1955), page 6:
- "We'd get even more out of 'em if some of the pilots sat on their dingers less and polished their kites more."
- 1979, Derek Maitland, Breaking Out, Allen Lane (1979), page 63:
- And why had he belted the Australian envoy flat on his dinger in that Spanish bar?
- 1988, Peter Pinney, The Barbarians: A Soldier's New Guinea Diary, University of Queensland Press (1988), ISBN 9780702221583, page 109:
- "Yeah? Well, stand up anyone who's got a three-inch mortar hid up his dinger!"
- (Australian slang) A catapult, a shanghai.
- (penis): see also Wikisaurus:penis
- (buttocks, anus): ding
- (condom): franger
- See also Wikisaurus:condom