- the sound of a bell being rung
- Slang ding-a-ling
Origin of ding-dongechoic
Informal carried out, as a contest or fight, with continual, successive changes in the lead or advantage; vigorously contested
to sound with a ding-dong
to impress by repeating
- The peal of a bell.
- Slang An empty-headed person; a fool.
intransitive verbding-donged, ding-dong·ing, ding-dongs
To ring; jingle.
Characterized by a hammering exchange, as of blows: a ding-dong fight.
Origin of ding-dongImitative
(comparative more ding-dong, superlative most ding-dong)
- (informal) Closely fought.