Complete Definition of "ding"

see|Ding|dÄ«ng|díng|dÇng|dìng
English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪÅ|-ɪÅ

Noun
en-noun

  1. surfing damage on a surfboard, usually in the form of a dent.

#: As a kid, I always broke off a chunk of wax and jammed it into a fresh ding in hopes of saving the foam from water invasion, but days later I found myself picking out waxy bits from a brown-stained nightmare. — Jay DiMartino? 1

  1. very minor damaged caused in a traffic accident.

Translations
trans-top|(surfing) damage on a surfboard, usually in the form of a dent
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trans-top|very minor damaged caused in a traffic accident
Finnish: kolhu, lommo
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Verb
en-verb

  1. to hit or strike
  2. surfing to damage a surfboard, especially by denting it.

#: If you surf regularly, then you're going to ding your board. — BBC surfing Wales 2

  1. To mishit a golf ball
  2. colloquial To deduct, as points.

#:My bank dinged me three bucks for using their competitor's ATM.

  1. To back out of a task in a shameful manner

#: He was supposed to go but he dinged out on me.

Translations
trans-top|to hit or strike
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trans-top|(surfing) to damage a surfboard, especially by denting it
Finnish: kolhia
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trans-top|To mishit a golf ball
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trans-top|(colloquial) To deduct, as points
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See also
ding dong


Dutch

Noun
ding (plural dingen)

  1. thing

Category:Dutch nouns


Irish

Verb
ding

  1. to dent

Category:Irish verbs


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable
ding

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, dÄ«ng, díng, dÇng, or dìng.

Usage notes
English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Category:Mandarin pinyin

fr:ding
io:ding
id:ding
ku:ding
nl:ding
pt:ding
ru:ding
st:ding
vi:ding
zh:ding

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