- a dull, resonant sound, as of a large bell.
- to produce this sound: The church bell bonged promptly at noon.
Origin of bong1
- a type of hookah or water pipe for smoking marijuana or other drugs.
Origin of bong2
Examples from the Web for bong
And I had something deep and profound to say about drug legalization too, but the bong went out.The GOP Senate: A New Utopia Dawns
P. J. O’Rourke
November 8, 2014
She added in the high-pitched, over-enunciated voice, like she was alternating between sucking on helium and a bong.SNL’s Kim Kardashian Konundrum: Why Nasim Pedrad’s Exit Hurts So Much
September 26, 2014
At the end of the pilot, actor and comedian T.J. Miller lights and hits a bong.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television
April 10, 2014
Only when you consider that no one has ever overdosed on bong hits.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 24, 2013
Cameron Martin, Jessica Ferri
June 24, 2013
With sure instinct, Bong turned tail and fled with his young charges away across the grassland.
With startled alacrity Bong withdrew his trunk, but just in time to save it from being mangled.
It was also usual and much appreciated to make him express himself in French: Bong shure, musseur.The Duel
A. I. Kuprin
He said, after that long, exciting pause—the words are as unforgettable as Canon W.'s "Bong on to him!"The Retrospect
Moreover, thanks to Bong's timely alarm, every one had got out of the way in good season.Children's Literature
Charles Madison Curry
- a deep reverberating sound, as of a large bell
- to make a deep reverberating sound
- a type of water pipe for smoking marijuana, crack, etc
Word Origin and History for bong
"water pipe for marijuana," 1960s, U.S. slang, said to have been introduced by Vietnam War veterans, said to be from Thai baung, literally "cylindrical wooden tube."