noun Etymology: reduplication of 1ding Date: circa 1935 nitwit, kook

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ding-a-ling — a stupid or foolish person; used in a deprecatory or contemptuous sense. [slang] Syn: dingdong, doofus. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ding-a-ling — /ding euh ling /, n. Slang. a stupid, foolish, or eccentric person. [1930 35; rhyming compound imit. of a bell] * * * …   Universalium

  • ding-a-ling — noun a) The sound of a small bell b) An eccentric or crazy person …   Wiktionary

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  • ding-dong — /ding dawng , dong /, n. 1. the sound of a bell. 2. any similar sound of repeated strokes. 3. Slang. ding a ling. adj. 4. characterized by or resembling the sound of a bell. 5. marked by rapid alternation of retaliatory action: a ding dong… …   Universalium

  • Ding ding — In English, Ding Ding or Ding ding is onomatopoeia for the sound of a ringing bell. Ding ding may refer to: People Sa Ding Ding (1983–), Chinese folk singer Music Ring A Ding Ding, 1961 album by Frank Sinatra Ring dinge ding , 1967 Netherlands… …   Wikipedia

  • ding-dong — dingdong ding dong , ding dong ding dong, n. [See {Ding}.] 1. The sound of, or as of, repeated strokes on a metallic body, as a bell; a repeated and monotonous sound. [1913 Webster] 2. (Horol.) An attachment to a clock by which the quarter hours… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector — Infobox Album | Name = A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector Type = Studio Artist = Phil Spector Released = November 22, 1963 Recorded = Genre = Christmas, Baroque pop Length = 34:12 Label = Philles / ABKCO Producer = Phil Spector Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ding Ling — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Este es un nombre chino; el apellido es Ding. Ding Ling (chino: 丁玲, pinyin: Dīng Líng, Wade Giles: Ting Ling) (Linli, China; 12 de octubre de 1904 Pekín; 4 de marzo de 1986) fue una escritora china contemporánea. Sus …   Wikipedia Español

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