Dinned
Din Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.] 1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries. [1913 Webster]

2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding. [1913 Webster]

This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{To din into}, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dinned — dɪn n. noise, ruckus, loud racket v. make a loud noise, create a din, make a noisy clamor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dinned — past of din …   Useful english dictionary

  • Din — Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.] 1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dinning — Din Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.] 1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To din into — Din Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.] 1. To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • din — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dyne; akin to Old Norse dynr din, Sanskrit dhvanati it roars Date: before 12th century 1. a loud continued noise; especially a welter of discordant sounds 2. a situation or condition resembling… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • din — din1 [dın] n [singular] [: Old English; Origin: dyne] a loud unpleasant noise that continues for a long time din of ▪ The din of the engines was deafening. above the din ▪ Ged was trying to make himself heard above the din. din 2 din2 v past… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • din — 1 noun (singular) a loud unpleasant noise that continues for a long time: The kids were making a horrendous din. 2 verb dinned, dinning din sth into sb phrasal verb (T) to make someone learn and remember something by repeating it to them again… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • din — I UK [dɪn] / US noun [singular] a very loud unpleasant noise that lasts for a long time II UK [dɪn] / US verb Word forms din : present tense I/you/we/they din he/she/it dins present participle dinning past tense dinned past participle dinned… …   English dictionary

  • din into — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms din into : present tense I/you/we/they din into he/she/it dins into present participle dinning into past tense dinned into past participle dinned into din something into someone to teach something to someone… …   English dictionary

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