Definitions For Bing



Etymology 1

From Middle English bing, binge, benge, from {{der, en, non, bingr, , heap of corn; bed; bolster}}, cognate with {{cog, sco, bing}}, {{cog, sv, binge, , heap}}, {{cog, da, bing, , bin; box; compartment}}. Cf also Scottish Gaelic binnean meaning a small hill or slag heap.


BING (plural BINGs) (slang) Prison solitary confinement, a term used by inmates. (mostly Scotland) A slag heap, i.e. a man-made mound or heap formed with the waste material (slag) as a by-product of coal mining or the shale oil industry. Can also refer to the waste by-product from a foundry or furnace, formed into such a mound. (British) (mostly Scotland) A heap or pile.

Etymology 2

Origin obscure. Compare {{cog, sco, bin, , to move speedily with noise}}.


{{en-verb}} (dated, _, slang, or, dialectal) To go; walk; come; run

Etymology 3

onomatopoeia, onomatopoeia of a bouncing sound.

Alternative forms

ping ding bong


{{en-interj}} (onomatopoeia) {{non-gloss definition, The sound made by a bounce, or by striking a metallic surface}}

Etymology 4


BING (plural BINGs) The sound made by a bell, an onomatopœia : Bing! Ladies and gentlemen, in a few minutes the captain will turn off the fasten seatbelt sign, but for your own safety we recommend you stay seated and with your seatbelt securely fastened at all times. :* Toronto Star, "Ryanair looking at standing 'seats,' pay toilets", 2 July 2010, Jim Rankin (accessed 17 September 2010) : Bing Bang Boing :* Douglas Florian, 1994 (accessed 17 September 2010) : The Tao of Bada Bing :* David Chase, 2003 (accessed 17 September 2010) A sound made by a bounce A bounce


{{en-verb}} Making the sound of a bounce To bounce

See also

ping ding boing bong bang bada bing bada boom


GBNI, Gbin

Khumi Chin


Cognate to {{cog, my, ဘိန်း}}.

Is Bing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

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